News and Publications
Special Broadcast – October 11, 2018 Dear Colleagues: It has been almost 25 years since New Jersey enacted its charter-school law, the Charter School Program Act of 1995, P.L.1995, c. 426. Governor Murphy has directed the New Jersey [...]
NJPSA proudly joins the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the American Federation of School Administrators this October to celebrate the hard work and dedication of [...]
NJPSA is pleased to announce that the State Board of Education, in strong collaboration with NJDOE, state legislators, and many educational organizations, voted today to modify our current requirements for state assessment at the [...]
Attention NJPSA Members! School Employees Health Benefit Plan Design Committee (SEHBP PDC) Approves Changes for 2019: On Monday, September 17, 2018 the School Employees Health Benefit Plan Design Committee (SEHBP PDC) approved changes to [...]
On Thursday, September 13th, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee met. A handful of bills on the Committee’s agenda sought to enhance local efforts to promote safer student transportation practices in all New Jersey [...]
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 reading 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.
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.