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New Jersey State Board of Education July Meeting Update

by Jennie Lamon July 12, 2018

The State Board of Education met on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  The Board conducted their annual election of Officers, voting for the 2018-2019 State Board President and Vice President.  The Board unanimously voted in [...]

NJPSA Proud to Support First Phase of Changes to Assessment

by Dan Higgins July 11, 2018

Governor Murphy and Commissioner Repollet are proposing new regulations related to student assessment for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. These regulations will be formally unveiled at the State Board meeting on Wednesday, July 11th. [...]

SUPREME COURT RULES THAT AGENCY FEES ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL

by Robert Schwartz July 2, 2018

Last week the Supreme Court issued a decision that “agency fees” charged by unions for non-members violate the First Amendment’s protection of freedom of speech and right of association. The decision, Janus v. American [...]

Court Decision On OPTUMRx Selection by State-

by Robert Murphy May 17, 2018

  On May 11, 2018 the NJ Superior Court, Appellate Division, ruled in favor of Express Scripts who had filed an appeal of the SEHBP/SHBP award for the Prescription Benefit Management (PBM) to OPTUMRx [...]

 


Just a Minute with NJPSA

In this series of YouTube video clips, Dan Higgins interviews NJPSA and FEA staff for "just a minute" to keep you informed about upcoming events, member benefits, state and federal legislation, and new legal decisions that could affect NJPSA members.

In this segment, Dan talks directly to NJPSA members about how they can get involved in the MyVoiceMyVoteNJ voter registration drive Just a Minute with NJPSA

In this segment, Dan talks with Dr. Ben Dworkin, director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, about the recent gubernatorial election and what we can expect in a Phil Murphy administration. Just a Minute with NJPSA

In this segment, NJPSA Director of Retirement Services Bob Murphy talks about the pension fund and increased health care costs. Just a Minute with NJPSA

 

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Educational Viewpoints

This peer-reviewed scholarly journal is full of educational articles on many varied subjects written by NJPSA members. All administrators will find something helpful in this publication.

 

The Main Idea

Through our partnership with The Main Idea, NJPSA is happy to provide our members with this free benefit that gives you unlimited access to the comprehensive educational information you want in the time-saving, manageable format that you need. In short, you now have access to professionally condensed summaries of the most important educational books available today.

To read these summaries, go to themainidea.net, click on Past Book Titles, and login using primavera as the password:

Click on the image of each book to download the pdf.

Be sure to check back every month to see the new book summaries that have been added to The Main Idea.

 
 

NJPSA Bookshelf

Check out these awesome books written by NJPSA members Judith Brendel, Dennis Fare, James Pedersen, Brad Currie, and Spike Cook.

PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments

Common Core: PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments Grades 3 and 4. Created by a team of curriculum experts, these books feature step-by-step standards-aligned instruction, full-length practice tests for all question types — Interactive Reading, Literary Analysis, Narrative Writing, and Research Simulation, expert guidance for dealing with authentic texts, including tips, strategies, and graphic organizers, and easy-to-navigate lessons equip students with the research and writing skills needed to ensure success on the PARCC® ELA Assessments.

 
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