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Montclair parents looking at COVID pods for remote schooling this fall, but equity concerns...

Montclair families are looking to form micropods with like-minded families to be educated at home. But some experts say it’s leaving the most vulnerable behind.

Mom says Montclair School District failed her daughter who was allegedly bullied for over...

The notion of tort claim states the girl, now 13 years old, was targeted by students for “her identifying characteristics, skin tone, race and hair texture, among other things.”
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PHOTOS: Montclair High School has long-delayed graduation ceremonies

Montclair High School’s Class of 2020 finally got to march to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” on Monday, July 27, as the school held socially-distanced graduation ceremonies at Woodman Field.
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Montclair schools suggest hybrid schedule with “Mounties” and “Bulldogs”

Under the proposed plan, for students in third grade through 12th, students would be divided into Group A (“Mounties”) and Group B (“Bulldogs”). On Mondays and Tuesdays, Mounties will have in-person instruction, while the Bulldogs have remote instruction. The schedule will then rotate on Thursdays and Fridays, with the Mounties at home and the Bulldogs in school.
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Former Montclair school administrator named as MHS interim principal

Terry Trigg-Scales, identified in the personnel documents as Ida Trigg-Scales, was named as the new interim principal, effective Aug. 1. 
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Schools can pursue all-remote learning for start of school year, Murphy says

Murphy said that not all of the details were finalized, but that the Department of Education would be releasing more information later this week.
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Montclair schools plan to offer both online and in-person learning in fall

Superintendent Jonathan Ponds announced, during the Board of Education’s retreat on Friday, July 17, that schools would allow parents to continue with distance learning, if they preferred, or send their children to school for in-person instruction.

Montclair school district sees 25% increase in departures

Montclair school district saw a surge in retirements at the close of the 2019-20 school year, as concerns about opening amid COVID-19 continue to build.

Montclair to hold graduation July 27

Montclair High School seniors will graduate in-person on Monday, July 27, officials announced Friday.

Montclair school district names new assistant superintendent for equity, curriculum and instruction

Kalisha Morgan has been named as the new assistant superintendent for equity, curriculum and instruction for the Montclair school district.