March 10, 2023
The New Jersey Department of Education has developed 14 resource guides on topics specific to supporting unique student populations. Each resource document offers general information, supportive research, data insights and promising practices relevant to unique student populations.
February 28, 2023
The last week has been an incredibly busy one at the State House. In this legislative update, the NJSBA's governmental relations team provides a detailed account of various measures that relate to education.
February 14, 2023
In the wake of the death of a student at Central Regional High School in Ocean County, Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan and state Department of Children and Families Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer issued a joint statement Feb. 13.
January 13, 2023
The New Jersey Department of Education announced Jan. 11 that New Jersey has been awarded a five-year $14 million federal grant to expand school-based mental health services for students.
November 18, 2022
The governor announced in a Nov. 16 news release that the New Jersey Department of Children and Families would issue a request for proposals to create the new NJ4S program in time for the 2023-2024 academic year, while pledging to provide funding to continue the SBYSP through fiscal year 2024.
October 03, 2022
The NJ4S network is expected to launch in the 2023-2024 academic year and will include an additional $8.5 million in American Rescue Plan Funds to support the startup of NJ4S hubs on top of the $6.5 million in ARP funds already included in the 2023 budget to meet student needs.
October 04, 2022
The U.S. Department of Education invites school districts to apply for two grant programs to increase access to mental health services for students and young people, totaling $280 million.
September 12, 2022
The think tank's analysis of available data showed that while access to mental health staff for white and Asian students has increased over the past several years, it has decreased for Black and Latinx students.
August 04, 2022
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.
June 17, 2022
On June 14, the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services issued a Dear Colleague Letter with four recommendations to equitably support the social-emotional development and mental health of young children.