In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the NJSBA Resolutions Subcommittee. The meeting previously scheduled for Oct. 3 will be held via videoconference on Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. at NJSBA headquarters, 413 West State St., Trenton. The meeting is open to the public. For information on the meeting, contact Barbara Deveney via email or at (609) 278-5256.
The agenda, to the extent known at this time, will include review and action on four resolutions which will come before the Semiannual Delegate Assembly on Nov. 21. The resolutions that will be considered by the subcommittee are listed below, including the sponsor and the topic.
Notice is also provided that the Emergency Resolutions Subcommittee may be required to meet on Nov. 12 if any resolutions are received by the Association to be considered as emergency resolutions for the Delegate Assembly agenda.
The four proposed resolutions are below.
The resolution proposes new language for inclusion in NJSBA Manual of Positions and Policies on Education authorizing boards of education to take whatever steps are necessary to challenge such educational placements made by the Department of Children and Family that are either not in the best interest of the child and/or place a financial strain on the district.
The resolution proposes additional language in NJSBA Manual of Positions and Policies on Educationrequiring NJSBA to seek appropriate modification of Title 18A so that results from full and interim NJ QSAC assessments are provided to school districts and local boards of education no later than 90 days after completion.
Highland Park (Middlesex)
The resolution proposes additional language in NJSBA Manual of Positions and Policies on Education stating the Governor and the Legislature should not use the budget process to hold charter schools and non-public schools harmless from state budget cuts or re-allocations of state funds at the expense of public school districts.
Brick Township (Ocean)
The resolution proposes NJSBA seek legislation that would allow for the use of electronic fund transfers similar to that of N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16(c) and N.J.A.C. 5:30-9A so that boards of education may take advantage of the revenue source/cost savings measures similar to other governmental entities.