Legislation signed into law on Aug. 27 will give New Jersey voters the final say on whether the state should borrow a half-billion dollars to finance various school district and county college capital projects.
On Aug. 22, the New Jersey Department of Education issued a memorandum reminding districts of their obligations to enroll immigrant students.
Local board of education members have been meeting with their state legislators throughout the summer. This week, School Board Notes features photographs of recent meetings.
The New Jersey Department of Education has moved the September 2018 Special School Election date, previously scheduled for Sept. 25, to Tuesday, Oct. 2.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, NJSBA will hold three regional briefing sessions for school board candidates to better acquaint them with the responsibilities of board membership. Sessions are being held in the northern, southern and central parts of the state.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently recognized 21 teachers as the 2018-2019 County Teachers of the Year in an awards ceremony at Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson.
NJSBA is seeking nominees for its annual Board Member of the Year Award, which recognizes a local school board member whose work exemplifies commitment not only to the children of his or her community, but also to public education throughout the state of New Jersey. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.
There will be a special event to celebrate National Arts in Education Week, on Sept. 12 from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the NJPSA & FEA Conference Center, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township.
Sustainable Jersey for Schools has announced grant opportunities for public schools and school districts to implement sustainability projects. Applications are due on Oct. 31, 2018.
The Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES) is requesting proposals from interested consultants/administrators to administer the ACES electric and gas aggregation cooperative pricing system. Proposals are due Sept. 20, 2018.
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of meetings of the NJSBA Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Legislative Committee.