Watch our video to learn about NJASA’s Vision 2020 plan to keep New Jersey public school systems on top.
NJASA’s Vision 2020 plan to keep New Jersey public school systems on top includes ensuring that our children have the best public education system, and developing and supporting chief education officers - our school leaders – who have the responsibility to effectively educate them
NJSBA offers the following responses to frequently asked questions about the school board's responsibility as it relates to the administration of PARCC. 1/22
The initial release of the budget software includes revenue, appropriations, recapitulation of balances, enrollments, most of the SFRA calculations and supporting documentation items. 1/21
As we prepare our children in Marlboro for the PARCC assessment, I offer this to all.
All districts received secure access to their 2013-14 teacher and principal/AP/VP Median Student Growth Percentile (mSGP) data on January 8, 2015. 1/16
Chief Education Officer of the Somerville Public Schools, Dr. Timothy Purnell is named the 2015 Superintendent of the Year.
...but more importantly, to talk about the value of these new technology-based assessments for students. 1/6
Join NJASA and NJSBA for an insightful morning - March 12th at NJASA, Trenton, NJ or March 23rd at Ramapo College - to discuss several topics such as: identifying district goals; selecting, evaluating and reporting merit goals; and understanding the leadership skills element of the evaluation.
“Leadership – Putting Vision into Action” - May 13-15, 2015 – Caesars, Atlantic City, NJ
January 15, 2015 1/23
“NJASA is apprehensive that the in-depth studies required to examine school consolidation have not occurred. There’s an assumption that if schools get together there will be savings and that’s not necessarily the case.”
Shared Services, Consolidation and Administrative Costs - Separating Fact from Fiction!
“Today’s actions of the New Jersey State Board of Education regarding the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) waiver opportunity is most welcome news for New Jersey chief education officers and their staffs, “ said NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza. (12/3)
NJDOE has received a number of inquiries regarding the ability of parents and students to choose to not participate in the statewide assessment program, including the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment. In an effort to clarify school district responsibility in this regard, the Department is providing the following guidance.
Grassroots opposition to online testing continues to grow, while administration soldiers on with preparations for next month’s rollout
Inside Jackson Liberty High School, they spoke for more than three hours before the Study Commission on the Use of Student Assessments in New Jersey and Education Commissioner David C. Hespe.
Superintendent Gregorio Maceri held a PARCC forum to ease parental concerns concerning the standardized test that students will take in March for the first time.
It starts in the fall with benchmark assessments and student growth objectives and ends in the spring with final exams and AP tests.
Educators complain PARCC – and over-testing in general – take too much time away from teaching and learning
Because administering the tests is required under law, districts must tell students that the tests are mandatory, regardless of how they plan to handle those who refuse to take them, said Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.
State Education Commissioner Hespe heads up panel, promises to take parents' concerns about overtesting into consideration