August 08, 2023
Chapter 44, signed in July 2020, made significant changes to the health benefit plans that school districts must offer to their employees, while simultaneously altering how much those employees contribute to the cost of their insurance coverage.
July 24, 2023
Over the past couple of weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy signed various bills affecting public school districts and students into law, including one that would establish a study commission to explore the impact social media usage is having on students’ health and education.
May 15, 2023
On Thursday, May 11, Assembly Education Committee Chair Pamela Lampitt announced the introduction of a package of bills intended to alleviate the ongoing teacher shortage in New Jersey.
April 24, 2023
The New Jersey School Boards Association is proud to announce its inaugural “Unsung Heroes in Education” awards, which will recognize some of the education community’s most important but often overlooked staff.
March 21, 2023
On March 17, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a bill in partnership with the Legislature to offer more than $102 million in additional funding to school districts that would see a reduction in school aid under the governor’s proposed fiscal year 2024 budget as a result of S-2.
March 13, 2023
Members of the school community are invited to attend a forum titled “Partnering to Address New Jersey’s Educator Shortages,” which will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11 at Montclair State University.
January 30, 2023
Board of education members can now discover best practices on being a board member with a new podcast titled “The Boardroom,” which is hosted by Dr. Timothy Purnell, executive director and CEO of the NJSBA.
January 17, 2023
At its Jan. 11 monthly meeting, New Jersey’s State Board of Education marked School Board Recognition Month by unanimously approving a resolution that commends the hard work and dedication of the state’s nearly 5,000 local school board members.
January 09, 2023
As board members know, while board of education elections are often hotly contested, in New Jersey they are deliberately nonpartisan. A candidate for a board of education may not be identified on a ballot as belonging to a political party.
December 29, 2022
NJSBA has been advocating for additional state funding for schools, and for tax levy cap considerations for districts.