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 9, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 10
NJSBA Urges Legislature, Administration to Continue and Expand School Based Youth Services
The program provides school-based youth services such as mental health counseling, employment counseling, substance abuse prevention, and suicide prevention.
NJSBA ‘Education Matters’: Governor Discusses School Reopening, Commends Work of Local Boards
The governor recognized the exemplary work done by boards of education, administrators and other stakeholders to prepare for the year ahead.
'Lame Duck' Board Inappropriately Issues Successor Contract to Superintendent
The board improperly approved a successor contract for the superintendent 18 months before its expiration.
Education Week’s Rankings Put N.J. Public Schools at the Top
For the second consecutive year, New Jersey was ranked number one in the nation in the annual “Quality Counts” report card.
NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop: 365 Days of Access/100+ Hours of Training for the District Team
If registrants miss a session or want to revisit any resources after the live program, they can access the on-demand training and content at any time for a full year.
Conversations on New Jersey Education: The Pandemic’s Effect on Board of Education Meetings
The podcast addresses questions concerning board of education meetings during the pandemic.
Suit Alleges Remote Learning Violates Special Ed Students’ Rights
A federal district court judge issued an order to plaintiffs to show cause why the complaint should not be dismissed for all of the districts outside New York.
NJSBA Board of Directors to Meet on Sept. 25
The meeting will be held remotely beginning at 7 p.m.
NJSBA Audit Committee to Meet
The virtual meeting will be held Friday, Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m.