January 2018: Monthly Minute

A new Governor, reorganization of local boards of education, and recognizing “School Board Recognition Month” are highlights of NJSBA’s Monthly Minute, looking back at the month of January.

 2017 Year-End Review: Monthly Minute

View our year-end review of education news in New Jersey. Included are state aid to education, PARCC test scores, the election of our new Governor, and other major developments from 2017.

November 2017: Monthly Minute

The election of New Jersey’s next governor, Phil Murphy, and the results of NJSBA’s Delegate Assembly are highlights of NJSBA’s Monthly Minute, looking back at the month of November.

October: Monthly Minute

Among this month’s highlights include School Ethics Commission updates, 9 New Jersey School districts are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as Blue Ribbon Schools and highlights from last month’s annual NJSBA Workshop 2017 held in Atlantic City.

September 2017: Monthly Minute

Interviews with the two major party candidates for New Jersey governor, on their views of public education, highlight NJSBA’s September Monthly Minute. School construction referenda, and resources for helping those affected by the recent torrent of hurricanes, are also among the topics covered.

August 2017: Monthly Minute

Good news for New Jersey education, in the form of the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan. The news coverage also includes a farewell to a long-time legislator, and lifetime educator.

July 2017: Monthly Minute

While New Jersey schools may be closed in July, education news is hot.  In NJSBA’s Monthly Minute coverage, new members were sworn in at the State Board of Education; the governor signed an NJSBA-initiated bill into law; and a state takeover district moved to local control.

June 2017: Monthly Minute

Our first installment covers the month of June.