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Supports aimed to improve district level performance and capacity to implement policies on student conduct, attendance, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use (ATOD); HIB; reporting data to NJ SMART and Electronic Violence and Vandalism Reporting System (EVVRS); ; maintain a positive school climate; and provide transportation, health, counseling and guidance services.

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A resource that facilitates processes of best practices in both developing and supporting schools, districts, students, parents, families, teachers, coaches, administrators, and other members of the education community.

 

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Specialized course of exercise, formal education, or advanced professional learning intended to help administrators, teachers, and other educators improve their professional knowledge, competence, skill, and effectiveness.

 

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Any application or online data management system that requires timely submission of information from a school and/or district.

 

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Class Climate and Culture Reflection Checklist A checklist of essential elements in the following domains: Class Set Up, Enter Class Routine, Transitions and Procedures, Supportive Learning Environment, and othersNo
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District Report of Transported Resident Students (DRTRS)Web-based application that collects a listing of all transported students based on enrollment, route information, and creates reports for the program office and districtsNo
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Electronic Web-enable Grants System (EWEG)Grant submission system for federal funding to districts and discretionary grantees for the improvement education programs and services. Includes grants from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) No
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Emergency Preparedness Reporting System Data system that collects school district information on post-disaster status regarding physical structure, power, flooding, shelters and many other factorsYes
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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Resources and Webpages Resource bank that provides overviews, guidance documents, evidence-based practices tools, and technical assistance around the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)No
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Federal Grant Opportunity: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement ProgramUnder the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA) number 84.358A, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. In this notice, we establish the deadline and describe the submission procedures for fiscal year (FY) 2018 SRSA grant applications. All LEAs eligible for FY 2018 SRSA funds must submit an application electronically via Grants.gov by April 20, 2018.Specific districts/schools
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Function-Based Information Tool (F-BIT) Assists school staff in assessing the function of a student’s negative behavior in the school environment. Checklist prompts teachers to identify student strengths strategies that have worked as well as other factors. No
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Getting Started with the New Jersey Tiered System of Supports (NJTSS)Step-by-step guidance for initiating implementation of New Jersey's multi-tired system of supportNo
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Learning Resource Centers Network Supports all districts, schools, educational staff who work with students with disabilities, and family members of students with disabilities by providing professional development, technical assistance, resources and instructional materials. No
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New Guidance for Enrollment of Newcomers in New Jersey SchoolsThe New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) Office of Supplemental Educational Programs developed a guidance document, "Enrollment of Newcomers: Aligning Credentials Across Academic Borders", to help school districts better understand how to successfully enroll students entering a New Jersey school for the first time. Yes
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New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)Free, state-sponsored web-based career guidance system. Contains a variety of resources to support students' lifelong career exploration and planningNo
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New Jersey Tiered System of Supports (NJTSS)A framework of supports and interventions to improve student achievement, based on the core components of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and the three tier prevention logic of Response to Intervention (RTI)No
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NJ School Climate Survey Questionnaires and materials that schools may utilize to survey students, parents and staff to evaluate the conditions for learningNo
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NJ SMART District Reports Reports that allow districts, schools, and administrators to view data on performance, placement, assessment scoring, at-risk student lists, and more No
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Parent Academy for Student Success (PASS) Model and ToolkitsStrategic model and supportive toolkits on educator and parent partnershipsNo
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Person-Centered Approaches in Schools and TransitionResources that teaches fundamental skills, tools, and processes to implement person-centered approaches in schools. Includes methods for gathering and implementing strategies designed to improve post-school outcomes for studentsNo
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Respiratory Outbreak Information for SchoolsThe New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has released important health information for schools and childcare facilities regarding respiratory outbreaks.No
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Revised Opioid Use and Misuse Fact Sheet and Sign-Off SheetThe New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released the Opioid Use and Misuse Educational Fact Sheet and its companion template sign-off form. Since that time, the NJDOE has determined that the information provided within the fact sheet regarding the use of Tramadol as a choice to relieve pain is not consistent with the views of all medical professionals; therefore that information has since been removed. The revised fact sheet can be found on the NJDOE’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use webpage. Yes
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School Performance ReportsReports that are designed to inform parents, educators and communities about how well a school is performing and preparing its students for college and careersNo
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Self Assessment & Validation System (SAVS)A district administered classroom evaluation that serves as the basis for state funded preschool programs to self-assess the status of their programs in relation to the six areas of program administration found in the SAVSYes
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Student Safety Data System (SSDS)System that collects two types of information from schools through districts: Incidents of violence; vandalism; harassment, intimidation, or bullying (HIB); weapons offenses; substance offenses; and any other incident leading to student removal from school; and HIB trainings and programs to fulfill state and federal reporting requirementsYes
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Student Safety Data System (SSDS) TrainingsIn-person and online trainings to inform district and school staff regarding decision making and data entry for new data system, opening for 2017-18 school yearNo
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Training Modules on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, What School Personnel Need to DoComprehensive reference materials to assist in training school personnel, volunteers and interns about the requirement to report potential abuse and neglect child situations as required in N.J.A.C. 6A:16-11.No
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Updates to Textbook Sharing ApplicationIn accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:34-3, school districts must notify the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) regarding textbooks the district intends to discard. The application is accessed through the NJDOE’s Homeroom online portal. Yes

Disclaimer: The resources of the webpage are non-exhaustive. Items are updated regularly and are subject to change without notice. To ensure compliance with all state required submissions, please refer to the appropriate NJDOE office(s).