Following last Tuesday’s elections, in which all 120 seats of the Legislature were up for grabs, both houses of the New Jersey Legislature held reorganization meetings.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is advising its members to contact their Congressional representatives and urge them to oppose H.R. 1, “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”
Foundations for Success, an NJSBA program that provides mandated training to local board members via county school boards association meetings, held its first session at Harrison High School.
State law requires school board members to undergo criminal background checks within 30 days of election or appointment. Incumbent school board members, who won reelection, do not have to undergo the background checks.
The New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership (NJEFP) is now accepting nominations for the organization’s inaugural education foundation awards.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is hosting the second program in its “Are You I-STEAM Ready?” training series, to help school districts enrich student learning in integrative science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.
A new partnership will provide access to a broad range of cybersecurity-related software, hardware, implementation services and training at discounted pricing.
NJSBA is conducting a field trip to Joint Base Maguire, Fort Dix, and Lakehurst on Dec. 8, to demonstrate the technology and engineering utilized across the military.
Student residency issues in school districts were discussed during a recent meeting of the Atlantic County School Boards Association.