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Montclair schools hear audit report

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The numbers don’t quite paint a rosy picture in the latest financial audit for Montclair’s public schools. The schools finished out the year with a total fund balance of $9.2 million, including $4.6...

Montclair public schools closed Thursday due to weather

All Montclair public school and offices will be closed Thursday due to inclement weather, the district announced late Wednesday night. In addition, all after-school and school-based evening activities were also cancelled, interim school superintendent Barbara...

Montclair Fund for Women unveils new grant cycle

The Montclair Fund for Women has kicked off its 2018-2019 grant-making cycle and will be accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations through Feb. 16. Montclair Fund for Women’s grant-making focuses on programs that promote social and economic...

Montclair schools start reviewing $20 million list of capital projects

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is facing the prospect of $65 million in capital repairs over the next several years, at the suggestion of the school district’s architects of record. That includes $20 million in repairs...

Montclair BOE gives go-ahead to special education assessment

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school district will be going ahead with an assessment of its special education program. At its Monday, Dec. 18 meeting, the board approved a resolution that lays out the guidelines for...

Fund balance sheet sheds light on Montclair schools’ finances

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Budget planning season is under way in Montclair’s schools. At the Board of School Estimate meeting on Nov. 29, the board presented the fund balance sheet, which included numbers on revenues and expenses...

Coding classes catch on with Montclair’s kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Want to learn how to build a robot? Write a computer program? Or just want to play around with circuits? If you’re a student in the Montclair area, there’s likely a class on...

Montclair BOE discusses assessment of special education program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A proposed resolution to do an assessment of Montclair's special education program was among the items brought up during a long, occasionally tense board of education meeting Wednesday night. In its current form,...

Montclair schools hold think tank to discuss health and sex education curriculum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news How should Montclair be teaching its students about health and sexuality? The school district is in the process of overhauling its curriculum for health and sexual education. As part of that process, the...

Montclair Board of School Estimate talks facilities, budget process

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair's schools have at least $20 million in "priority" capital improvements and repairs that ought to be accomplished over the next several years, according to a report compiled by the district's architects. Facilities...

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