Summer 2023 Vol. 55 No. 1
Yes, sometimes we all take public education for granted, including your hard work. But never let that make you believe that your board service – and the schools, the staff and most importantly the students you represent – are not worth it.
While it is understandable to want to focus on providing instructional measures such as small class sizes, without buildings and classrooms that are safe and comfortable for students and staff, we don’t have a school.
STEAM Tank is an open-ended entrepreneurial design challenge that requires student teams to develop innovative solutions to solve problems.
Believing that social media is a factor in the steady rise of students struggling with mental health difficulties, some New Jersey school districts have taken matters into their own hands by filing lawsuits against Meta (Facebook and Instagram), TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube and others.
NJSBA at Your Service: NJSBA Connection: Revolutionary Online Platform Empowers Trustees, School Districts
NJSBA Connection serves as a centralized hub where school leaders can collaborate on projects and initiatives.
Although board members may participate in social media, they must be mindful of the provisions of the School Ethics Act and the advisory opinions issued by the School Ethics Commission when doing so.
While climate change is a natural fit for science and STEAM, the New Jersey standards were the first in the nation to embed climate change across subject areas.
One of the most common forms of disordered eating is dieting. One in every four dieters will go on to develop a full-blown eating disorder.
Head of the Class: Hamilton’s Gladiator Cafe Teaches Life Lessons about Running a Business, Helping Others
The district was honored as a recognized program in the 2022 School Leader awards for its “Learning Life and Career Skills in the Gladiator Café” program.