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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...

Montclair assistant superintendent being considered for Teaneck job

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s assistant superintendent of equity is reported to be in the running for the superintendent position in Teaneck. An announcement on that district’s website last week indicated that Kendra Johnson is one of...

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 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,...

Sex ed talk takes center stage at BOE meeting

  By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The controversy over an abstinence-leaning sexual health presentation for middle school students continued at the May 3 Board of Education meeting, in which voices remained calm but feelings ran high. Representatives from the First Choice...

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,...

Montclair schools debate health waiver, bus aide cuts on eve of state budget address

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair School district is facing the prospect of having to fill a $1.5 million budget hole. During Monday’s meeting, the board discussed several possible ideas, none of them particularly desirable, for...

Montclair releases resumes of superintendent candidates

The Montclair Board of Education has announced the names of the three superintendent finalists. The candidates’ resumes were posted on the district website earlier this week. The district will hold a forum with the three candidates...

Teachers honored at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school district paid tribute to 16 teachers and staff at last Wednesday evening’s board of education meeting. The staff members had all been selected to receive the Governor’s Educator of the...

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...

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