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Friday, May 11, 2012

Our Schools Are In Crisis: Shall


18A:6-45. New Jersey School Boards Association established
There is established a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the "New Jersey School Boards Association." All boards of education of the various school districts in this State shall be members of the association.

18A:6-46. Delegates to state association
Each of the district boards of education shall select annually one of its members as a delegate to the association.
L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1970, c. 104, s. 2, eff. June 19, 1970

18A:6-47. Powers and duties
The association may investigate such subjects relating to education in its various branches as it may think proper, and it shall encourage and aid all movements for the improvement of the educational affairs of this State.
     L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1970, c. 104, s. 3, eff. June 19, 1970.

18A:6-50. Expenses of delegates; dues 
For the purpose of defraying the necessary expenses of the association, the various district boards shall pay the necessary expenses incurred by its delegates, and shall appropriate annually such sums for dues as may be assessed by the association at any delegates meeting. The assessment of dues shall be made upon a graduated scale and shall be made only upon two-thirds vote of the delegates present at such delegates meeting, after notice of the taking of such vote shall have been given to each district board in writing at least 60 days before such delegates meeting. However, the dues assessed any board of education shall not be increased for any year by more than 33 1/3% of the dues assessed that board during the preceding year. Dues shall be payable by the custodian of school moneys of the school district to the treasurer of the association. 

     L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1969,c.89,s.1, eff. June 17, 1969; L.1970,c.104,s.5, eff. June 19, 1970; L.1973,c.120,s.1, eff. May 9, 1973. 

The Membership dues for Englewood Public School District were $26,000.00 for last year.
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I was present at the last 2 re-organization meetings. 2 years in a row the law was ignored. At no time within the last 2 years has this board designated a Delegate to the New Jersey School Boards Association as required by law. I have last year's agenda and this year's agenda. No resolution. No appointment of a Delegate. 

Sign the petition below. Your signature may be kept private. For the welfare of all the children the board SHALL be made to follow the law. If you live in Englewood and would like to sign a paper petition that will be sent to Governor Christie & Acting Commissioner Cerf and Secretary of Education for the US, Arne Duncan, please email and make arrangements.