In a case pertaining to an Open Public Records Act request for access to student records, the state Appellate Division ruled that requesters were entitled to redacted records of special education students only if the requesters were bona fide researchers, or obtained a court order for the release.
October 17, 2017 • Vol. XLI No. 11
Workshop 2017, Education for a Common Purpose, will take place next week, from Oct. 23 to 26, at the Atlantic City Convention Center. School Board Notes provides some highlights.
Each year, one New Jersey local school board member is selected Board Member of the Year. NJSBA Executive Director Lawrence S. Feinsod offers reflections on the selection of this year’s honoree, Carlstadt board member Bruce Young.
In the wake of one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in recent memory, on Oct. 11, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) sent a memo to public school officials on the proper procedures for enrolling students displaced by hurricanes.
Stay connected throughout the Workshop 2017 conference by downloading the Workshop 2017 mobile app. To download the app, visit the Apple App store or the Google Play store and search NJSBA Workshop 2017.
The New Jersey School Boards Association recently released the 2017 – 2018 Board Member Academy Training Catalog, which was mailed with the September/October issue of School Leader magazine.
Election Day is almost here, and soon many people will go from being school board candidates to school board members. Once elected, what should a new board member be prepared for? BlogTalkRadio discusses that, and other issues, on Oct. 30.
The Bergen and Ocean county school boards associations each held meetings recently. Bergen presented certificates to four boards, while Ocean discussed special education.
A state Assemblyman met with NJSBA officials to discuss issues of importance to education, while a U.S. Congressman honored a local school board member.
NJSBA's A+ Ideas, Programs and Practices directory recently launched a new, more user-friendly look, and is now seeking nominations for new entries.
The Board of Directors of the New Jersey School Boards Association will meet on Nov. 3, 2017, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at NJSBA headquarters in Trenton.