Schools to share $1 million to pay for implementing New Jersey’s tough new law.
Anti Bullying Law
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Monday, March 19, 2012
Cash infusion addresses unfunded mandate issue, but still question if it will cover all district costs.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Saving a law that many see as critical to education in New Jersey.
With the clock ticking, the lead sponsor of New Jersey's anti-bullying law said she is close to filing new language -- and finding new money -- that will help the wide-ranging policy pass constitutional muster. State Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) said she plans to file the new language on Monday, after final conversations with other sponsors, as well as with Gov. Chris Christie's office. The timing of the changes -- from subtle to substantial -- is critical. The current law could be voided in the next month, following a ruling by the state's Council on Local Mandates that the measure violated a constitutional prohibition against unfunded mandates. Huttle said the changes would include wording in the law's preamble saying…