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Sex education talk raises concerns among Glenfield parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news.com A planned talk at Glenfield Middle School about sex and puberty was canceled after parents protested over what were perceived to be abstinence-only leanings by the presenting group. It was reported that the...

Unpaid school lunch balances add up to more than $100,000

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news More than 1,500 students in the Montclair Public Schools had unpaid school lunch balances at the end of the 2016-17 school year totaling more than $100,000, according to data collected by the...

New Lacordaire Academy headmaster enjoying opportunity to grow

By STEFANIE SEARS for Montclair Local Dr. William Hambleton has had plenty of experience with Catholic schools. He has been head of school at La Salle Academy and School of the Holy Child, both in New...

Staff cuts take center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Parents, students and community members continued to speak out against several proposed staff cuts during Wednesday's Township Board of Education meeting. The district is expecting to cut several staff positions next year, including...

Montclair weighs in on subject of school rankings

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Every year the ratings and rankings are released: the best colleges, the best high schools. And every year the debate is renewed: Do these rankings really count for anything? The answer in Montclair:...

Board of School Estimate approves 2017-18 budget

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair has approved the 2017-2018 school budget, but with a few adjustments from the version approved by the Board of Education. The Board of School Estimate voted, 3-2, in favor of the $120...

Montclair Science Teachers take part in Wipro Fellowship Program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Some Montclair science teachers who had an opportunity to work with their peers on a fellowship project for science educators are beginning to see the fruits of their labors. For four years, Montclair...

MHS students present BOE with list of concerns, suggestions for class offerings

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School needs to better publicize its academic courses, some of its students say. But the school also needs to teach practical, life-based skills, like balancing a checkbook, figuring out car insurance...

Montclair mourns passing of interim special services director

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school district is mourning the loss of one of its administrators. Ted Kozlik, the district’s interim director of special services, died on Wednesday at the age of 72. “We are extremely saddened...

Taking the slow route on a superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news During the July 10 Board of Education meeting, Board President Laura Hertzog responded to criticism that the search for a permanent superintendent had taken three years, saying instead that the search had...

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