Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet said it was up to each district to determine what to do about graduation, including coming up with some variety of virtual celebration, or holding an in-person celebration later in the year, after the outbreak is over.
Once the background checks are complete and the new superintendent has signed the contract, Board President Eve Robinson said that the district will convene a remote meeting with the new superintendent so they can be introduced to the BOE and to the public.
by TINA KELLEY for Montclair LocalMontclair Local reached out to dozens of stakeholders in the town’s schools for the most important improvements they would like to see in the district in the next few years....
This month, Montclair school officials hope to be interviewing the person who will become the district’s next superintendent.
The Montclair schools will remain closed at least until April 20. At that time, the district will decide whether the schools should re-open or remain closed for an additional period of time.
Montclair students, instead of being in classrooms at school on Monday morning, were seated at their kitchen tables with worksheets and computers.
Montclair State University is keeping dorms open for students who have nowhere else to live, but all other residential students are being asked to vacate the campus.
Montclair High School is seeing a slight improvement in attendance, with fewer chronically absent students, and a slightly increased daily attendance rate.
Montclair's schools will close for at least two weeks due to the threat of a COVID-19 outbreak.