School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
September 22, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 12
Legislature Restores Funding for School Based Youth Services, Increases Special Ed Aid, Advances FY2021 Budget Bills
Senate, Assembly expected to pass budget by the end of the week.
Districts Invited to Register for Sept. 29 Webinar on Energizing Students to Participate in Election
One-hour webinar will help districts teach students about the importance of voting.
NJSBA Live Events Focus on Virtual Workshop, Arts Education and Distance Learning
Once they've aired, Facebook Live programs and NJSBA webinars are available on demand.
Court: District May Not Withhold Dental Contributions Unless Specifically Allowed by Contract
Even though a union presentation indicated deductions, they were not specifically authorized by the collective bargaining agreement.
NJSBA VP Elected to National Committee
Bruce Young, the NJSBA's vice president for county activities, will serve on a National School Boards Association panel.
Help Available for Bandwidth Upgrades
Funding applications being accepted to help close the digital divide.
Podcast: Coping with Special Education Changes Caused by the Pandemic - Sept. 29
During the program, an attorney will help districts understand changes in special education law.
Webinars Offered on Cybersecurity and Safe Distance Learning Programs
Cybersecurity issues that have been affecting distance learning programs will be addressed.