Read NJSBA’s most recent research, from sustainable schools to school security and student health and wellness.
Impediments to School District Regionalization (2018), prepared for the Office of the Governor, this NJSBA report identifies statutory and regulatory obstacles to locally initiated regionalization efforts and ways to remove these barriers.
NJSBA Task Force on Student Achievement (2017), a 107-page report that includes research and resources on the school board’s role in advancing teaching and learning, the impact of poverty, and the importance of early childhood education and social-emotional learning, with 83 recommendation for action.
Task Force on New Jersey’s Accountability Regulations: Final Report (2016), NJSBA’s comprehensive study of state code (N.J.A.C. 6A:23A), “Fiscal Accountability, Efficiency, Budgeting,” with 63 recommendations for improvement.
Unfunded and Underfunded State and Federal Mandates: A Burden on Local School Districts (2016)
N.J. Sustainable Schools Project (2015), a three-year study of the educational and financial benefits of “greening” existing schools
Health and Wellness (2015), report of the Task Force on the Impact of Health and Wellness on Student Achievement
What Makes Schools Safe? (2014), report of the NJSBA School Security Task Force
Special Education: A Service, Not a Place (2014), report of the NJSBA Special Education Task Force
Impact of the Salary Cap on Chief School Administrators (2014), NJSBA’s survey on the state regulation limiting superintendent’s compensation