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
Watch this video to find out what technology in education ideas and solutions you will find at NJASA's TechSpo 2015, January 29 and 30 at Bally's Atlantic City. Classroom technology, experiences, tools and techniques all under one roof! Keynote speakers: Will Richardson and Eric Sheninger.
As we prepare our children in Marlboro for the PARCC assessment, I offer this to all.
Persons interested in testifying are asked to pre-register. Dates and Locations are: Tuesday, Jan. 27, Camden County College; Wednesday, Jan. 28, Jersey City; and Thursday, Jan. 29, Jackson. 1/20
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
NJASA Has the Answer! Attend the Techspo Conference – January 29-30
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.
Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2015
“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)
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
Turning requirements into regulations would help ensure that students can take advantage of all paths to a H.S. diploma
The project, dubbed SciTech Scity, is set for 16 acres of city-owned property adjacent to Liberty Science Center.
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, said he believes the annual results help parents and policymakers know where students stand - an important way to track student learning.