September 08, 2023
The agenda for the School Ethics Commission’s meeting Aug. 22, 2023, included the review of three ethics complaints pursuant to the SEC’s previous regulations; the adoption of seven decisions; and the removal of Advisory Opinion A01-01 from the SEC’s website.
April 11, 2023
In an effort to help board members understand what the new requirements mean and how they can remain in compliance, Carl Tanksley, general counsel of the NJSBA, spoke on an April 5 webinar on ethics training.
February 14, 2023
On Feb. 1, the New Jersey State Board of Education adopted updated School Ethics Commission regulations. This FAQ below informs board members and other school officials about the changes to the training requirements.
October 17, 2022
As Workshop 2022 approaches, school officials are reminded of the School Ethics Commission’s policy guideline regarding acceptance of meals and entertainment at conferences.
November 25, 2020
An overview of decisions involving conflict of interest, rudeness to a member of the public and social media.
February 17, 2016
Recently, along with John Burns, NJSBA counsel, I had the honor of presenting a program on changes in the NJSBA’s model policies on nepotism in…
February 09, 2016
Each year, school district policies are shaped by legal decisions by state and federal courts, the state’s education commissioner and other administrative agencies. Here are…