TRENTON, May 27, 2020—The latest additions to NJSBA’s COVID-19 Resource Center (www.njsba.org/COVID-19) include the Treasurer’s report on the impact of the pandemic on the state’s economy, information about a new webinar on federal CARES Act funding, and guidance from a society of professional engineers.
Report on the Financial Condition of the State Budget for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 The Treasurer addresses the pandemic’s impact on state revenue and recommends strategies—including changes in school aid—to keep N.J. solvent through the extended budget year, which ends September 30. Posted May 25.
CARES Act Update NJSBA’s Virtual Resources Webinar Series will present a new program on financial support available to school districts through the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) fund on Thursday, May 28, 11 a.m.-12 noon. Posted May 25.
COVID-19 Building Readiness/Reopening Guidance ASHRAE, a professional society of environmental engineers specializing in HVAC systems, offers guidance on reopening buildings following closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Posted May 27.
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