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.
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.”
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.
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.
Terry Trigg-Scales, identified in the personnel documents as Ida Trigg-Scales, was named as the new interim principal, effective Aug. 1.
Murphy said that not all of the details were finalized, but that the Department of Education would be releasing more information later this week.
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 saw a surge in retirements at the close of the 2019-20 school year, as concerns about opening amid COVID-19 continue to build.
Kalisha Morgan has been named as the new assistant superintendent for equity, curriculum and instruction for the Montclair school district.