School Leader, NJSBA’s quarterly magazine, focuses on trends and issues of interest to boards of education and their top administrators.
January/February 2020 • Vol. 50 • No. 4
The Importance of Community Partnerships in Teaching the Arts
Involving local residents and businesses in your district’s arts program is good for both the students and the community. Here are some project ideas.
A Commitment to Arts Education
How the Paramus school district built a first-class arts program for its students
State of the Arts
New Jersey has reached a historic milestone: It is the first state to provide universal access to arts education.
President's Message: Recognition for a Job Well Done
Honoring school board members not only serves to thank current members; it also helps raise public awareness of the roles and responsibilities of local boards of education and builds respect for their work.
Executive Word: The Arts are Essential for Education
People have been moved to express themselves artistically since the earliest humans were inscribing paintings on the walls of caves. There is simply something about creating art that enriches one’s soul.
ELFNJ Spotlight: Cybersecurity in Schools
The Educational Leadership Foundation of New Jersey, in cooperation with NJSBA and NJEdge, hosted a training program to address the need for enhanced cybersecurity in schools.
Legally Speaking: The Role of the State Board of Education
How much do you know about the body that develops and enacts New Jersey’s education regulations?
Policy Update: Looking Forward to Spring
If your schools are thinking of putting in school gardens, consider the policy implications.
Head of the Class: Why I Came to America
An award-winning program gives a voice to ESL students