Deal struck: Montclair elementary students back to school April 12

District had sued teachers who refused to return to class.

Montclair schools halt use of GoGuardian monitoring (for now)

“We will notify families on how we will move forward," Superintendent Jonathan Ponds said.
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Montclair schools consider outside classes, even as return up in the air

Parents had pushed for an outdoor learning plan in the fall.

Vote Montclair launches petition for referendum on elected school board

Montclair is one of only a small number of Type II school districts in New Jersey, in which the mayor appoints school board members. In the majority of school districts in the state, which are Type I districts, voters elect the members of the school board. 
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NJ teachers eligible for vaccines March 15 — What does it mean for Montclair...

The school district is suing teachers, and parents are suing the school district, as classrooms remain closed to students.

How Montclair schools are starting to monitor students online with GoGuardian

The school system says it's looking to protect student safety, but several parents say they're worried about their children's privacy.
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For Montclair teens, a lesson not from a Holocaust ‘victim’ — but a survivor

Otto Salamon, who as a young boy endured the Holocaust with his family, told Montclair High School students about his experiences.

Equity must be an ongoing mission for Montclair schools, group says

Teachers Undoing Racism Now, a key participant in Montclair's recent BLM Week of Action, wants to see more minority hiring and inclusive lessons.

Montclair resident Briony Carr-Clemente is new Edgemont principal

Carr-Clemente is succeeding Jeffrey Freeman, who became Montclair High School’s principal in January.

Montclair principal: Parents, students, teachers will help reshape CGI

Principal says the Civics and Government Institute isn’t canceled “nor will its scope and design be changed in any way that detracts from its long-held academic standards and rigor.”