League still backs Montclair having mayor-appointed school board

The League of Women Voters of the Montclair area decided not to study the issue again — leaving in place the same position it's had since 2009.

Elected or appointed school board? An ‘inflection point’ for Montclair

Several community leaders say they're not ready to pick a side, but they support the question going to voters.

Montclair asks families about 5-day in-person elementary schools, no decision yet

The district hadn't previously announced any plans for 5-day instruction this academic year.

Petition ‘sufficient’ — Montclair voters to decide on elected or appointed BOE

Montclair would also add two more members to its current seven-member board. It would do away with its Board of School Estimate.

Montclair HS sophomores return May 26; juniors and seniors on June 1

The schedule gives sophomores just under a month on the hybrid learning plan, and other students slightly more than three weeks, before the last day of class on June 24.

Some apprehension, a lot of excitement as Montclair HS freshmen return

“They're taller than I thought they’d be," Jaime Doshi, student assistance counselor, said.

Summer programs aim to help Montclair students after remote learning

The school district has a slate of enrichment programs and targeted help for those who need it. Others in the community are looking to step in to help, too.

Asked who’s probing Montclair whistleblower letter, Ponds pleads for patience

“Let us do our work so we can do this thoughtfully and meaningfully and let’s not put pressure on our investigators," he says.

Montclair schools open full-time this fall. This group will help shape how

But Mayor Sean Spiller's new task force on full-time education has some big decisions to make early on -- like the scope of its own mission.

Montclair mayor plans task force on returning kids to schools full-time

By LOUIS C. HOCHMAN hochman@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Mayor Sean Spiller is planning Monday to formally announce a task force "to facilitate a smooth return to full time in-person learning," he said in a statement Saturday.Spiller will announce...