Activists and community leaders point to changing demographics, dissatisfaction with the status quo and Mayor Sean Spiller's role as the NJEA head.
The seven-member board must grow to nine, but rules for the election timeline are unclear. And it’s not known if or when the board might ask voters to bond for big capital improvements.
Thousands of people had voted in advance, through mail-in ballots and early voting.
The Board of School Estimate will continue work on a $15.5 million bond plan if Montclair remains a Type I district.
Advocates for all sides talk about accountability, representation, protecting what makes Montclair special — but they disagree sharply on how to ensure or protect those values.
It's one of three forums held over the last week
'Reformation' process announced in spring hasn't yet started.
Students will be automatically set up with virtual learning.
Voters will decide Nov. 2 whether Montclair should have an elected or appointed school board.