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Montclair BOE introduces superintendent candidates at forum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school community got a chance to meet the three people vying to become the district’s next superintendent Monday night. The district held a forum with the three candidates in the Montclair...

Fidget spinners popular in Montclair, but one school bans them

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Spinners have come to Montclair, and at least one school in town has already banned them. The miniature three-pronged metal and plastic toys — originally marketed as helpers for children with anxiety and...

Montclair community responds to news of teacher recalls

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair will be bringing back some of the teaching staff that were facing layoffs because of the budget cuts. Last week, the district announced a recall of some of the teachers and paraprofessionals...

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...

Staff cuts criticized at Board of School Estimate meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Personnel cuts were on the minds of many audience members as the Board of School Estimate took a first look at the 2017-2018 Montclair public schools’ budget. The budget went before the Board...

Departing Lacordaire headmaster left a major mark

by STEFANIE SEARS for Montclair Local After 10 years as Lacordaire Academy’s head of school, the first man in the school’s history to serve in that position, Brian Morgan is preparing to retire. Morgan came to Lacordaire...

Investigation continues into Hillside locker accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is continuing to investigate an incident in which a section of conjoined lockers fell on a Hillside student. The student had to be taken to the hospital following the Sept. 16 incident,...

TURN group organizes Black Lives Matter events in Montclair schools on Feb. 5-9

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Just in time for the start of Black History Month, Montclair’s students and teachers are going to take a look at where the schools stand on equity in the classroom. The schools are...

Where do the schools stand on progress with equity issues?

    By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Two years ago, the Montclair public school district assembled an advisory panel to discuss how the schools were doing on equity and diversity issues. Now the schools are doing a status check to...

Montclair schools to get slight increase in state aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Public Schools will get a bit more state aid for 2017-18 than last year, but not much. On Friday, July 14, the state Department of Education released revised state aid numbers to...

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