COVID-19: Montclair schools to close for at least two weeks

Montclair's schools will close for at least two weeks due to the threat of a COVID-19 outbreak.
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Montclair High School auditorium needs new seats, principal says

The Montclair High School auditorium seats are in bad condition and in need of replacing, says MHS Principal Anthony Grosso.
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COVID-19: Schools to close on March 13 for staff professional development

Montclair's schools will be closed for the day on Friday, March 13, so staff can be trained in online instruction in the event of a school closure related to COVID-19.

Fighting the school-to-prison pipeline

Students and community members gathered in February to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline, and brainstorm ways to combat the phenomenon.
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Montclair schools begin preparations for possible coronavirus outbreak

Montclair schools have been instructed by the state Department of Education to develop a preparedness plan to deal with a possible outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Montclair schools expect staff cuts as preliminary budget is approved

Montclair’s schools may be eliminating several staff positions due to budget issues, as well as scheduling and low enrollment.
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Montclair schools get small increase in state aid

Montclair's schools will get a small increase in state aid for the 2020-2021 school year, according to numbers released by the state on Feb. 27.

Photos: MFEE workshops racial stress, racial literacy

The splash page on the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence website for the new workshop presented on Sunday, March 1 in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, "America to Me Real Talk," asks"Be CourageousRace. Conversation. Honesty....
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Montclair BOE criticized for having police officer present at meeting

The Montclair Board of Education is being criticized for its decision to have a police officer be present at the Feb. 19 BOE meeting.
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Montclair schools face $7.5 million budget gap for 2020-2021

The Montclair School District is heading into the 2020-2021 budget season facing a $7.5 million shortfall: more than triple the shortfall that needed to be closed at the start of last year’s budget season.