February 20, 2024
The Senate Education Committee approved a bill that would provide certain school districts with tax levy growth cap flexibility. The full Senate also met and advanced a bill that would establish a New Jersey Educator Evaluation Review Task Force and temporarily suspend development of student growth objectives.
January 17, 2024
On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Gov. Phil Murphy signed various education measures into law. Any bills that he did not sign were pocket vetoed.
January 09, 2024
On Monday, Jan. 8, both the Senate and General Assembly convened for their final voting sessions of the 2022-2023 legislative session and sent over a dozen education-related measures to the governor. The governor also recently signed into law or conditionally vetoed several other items affecting school districts.
January 03, 2024
On Dec. 21, 2023, the Senate and Assembly met and granted final legislative approval to several education measures, sending them to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk for further action. The governor also signed two previously conditionally vetoed bills into law.
December 19, 2023
Several legislative committees , including the Senate and Assembly Education committees, met and advanced various measures over the past week that could land on the governor’s desk before the current session ends next month.
December 12, 2023
Over the past week, both the Senate and General Assembly held voting sessions, and several committees also met and advanced a handful of bills affecting local school districts.
December 05, 2023
Several education-related bills advanced over the past week. This article provides a comprehensive rundown of each measure.
November 28, 2023
With campaign season in the rearview mirror, legislators returned to the State House last week to kick off what is expected to be another busy lame duck season as the 2022-2023 session ends in January.
September 25, 2023
The newly signed law essentially prohibits associations that oversee statewide interscholastic sports from increasing ticket prices for playoff games compared to regular season games, unless the increased prices are required to offset certain event-related expenses.
September 05, 2023
The new law requires the New Jersey Department of Education, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, to periodically review and assess whether the law is meeting the needs of students.