August 9, 2022 • Vol. XLVI No. 4
The New Jersey School Boards Association has drafted a sample resolution boards of education can adopt to express their opposition to the exorbitant rate hikes. Boards of education are encouraged to add this resolution to their next meeting agenda and send it to the Legislature and the governor’s office.
Proposed Change to School Ethics Regulations Would Reduce Time to Complete New Board Member Mandated Training
The New Jersey State Board of Education recently proposed reducing the time that newly elected or appointed school board members have to complete mandated training.
The student’s parent, the petitioner in this case, requested the student to be picked up and dropped off from a daycare center instead of from home, and contended that the student would have made less progress absent the daycare program.
State Board Mulls Educator Preparation and Certification, Hears Report from Camden at Monthly Meeting
At its August monthly meeting, the New Jersey State Board of Education heard updates and acted on numerous items, including one concerning educator preparation, certification and professional development.
New Jersey School Boards Association participated in a virtual hearing to provide testimony on how remaining American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Fund dollars should be used.
New Jersey School Boards Association would like to shine a spotlight on the specific impactful ways in which districts have used — and are currently using — ESSER funding to assist students and improve public education.
This year, 112 STEAM Tank teams made it to the virtual STEAM Tank final presentations held in May. Over 1,500 students pitched their creative and innovative ideas and solutions to judges who volunteered their time and provided critical feedback to help teams along their STEAM Tank journey.
New Jersey School Boards Association staff met with leaders from the New Jersey PTA at NJSBA headquarters in Trenton July 28.
The recent Supreme Court decision involving prayer will be the subject of a lively discussion at noon Aug. 11, when Ray Pinney, director of county activities and member engagement at New Jersey School Boards Association, interviews Marc Zitomer, a partner with Schenk, Price, Smith & King LLC
New Jersey schools ranked third in the nation based on factors such as performance, funding, safety, class size and instructor credentials, according to a WalletHub study.
In partnership with the New Jersey Department of Education, the New Jersey School Boards Association is proud to premiere the announcement of the New Jersey 2022-2023 County Teachers of the Year Virtual Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m.
New Jersey School Boards Association will host its virtual Labor & Employment Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Education recently released a fact sheet on steps that it is taking to combat the mental health crisis that young people are facing.
Resolutions for the Nov. 19 meeting must be received at NJSBA’s office by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Notice regarding the cutoff date was emailed to school business administrators, county association presidents, board presidents and board delegates on June 16.