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Montclair schools end daytime tours, prompting parent criticism

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Citing safety concerns, the Montclair School District has ended its daytime tours for families of students entering elementary and middle schools scheduled every year in March. This year, the district will hold the...
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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...

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...
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Montclair announces details of superintendent forum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school community will get to meet some of the people who are vying for the job of schools superintendent. The district will hold a forum with three of the candidates on...
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Montclair releases names of superintendent finalists, talks Parkland and Pre-K

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair has announced the names of the three finalists in the running for the position of superintendent. Two of the candidates are from out of district: Rachel Goldberg, assistant superintendent for curriculum and...
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Educator privacy, DACA come up for discussion at Montclair BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The national discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and the Dream Act came back to the local level on Feb. 7, as the board of education discussed a resolution concerning...

Breakout game catching on among Montclair middle school classes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A group of students at Buzz Aldrin are learning to think outside the box. Actually, they are learning how to break into the box. Shivan Persad and Jacqueline Brower, teachers at Buzz Aldrin Middle...
Pre-K

Pre-K discussion leads to tense moment between Montclair BOE members

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The future of Montclair’s pre-K program came up for discussion at the Feb. 7 Board of Education workshop meeting, but not without some tense moments over the subject of money. The board presented...
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Third case of whooping cough identified at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A total of three people at Montclair High School are reported to have tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough. Katya Wowk, the township communications director, said Wednesday that a third case at...
Pre-K

Montclair BOE talks public Pre-K, DACA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The future of Montclair’s Pre-K program came up for discussion during Wednesday night’s BOE workshop meeting. The board presented a resolution that calls for the district to look into providing publicly-funded Pre-K options...