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In brief: Restorative Justice Montclair to hold “From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter”...

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation featuring a panel of educators and racial justice activists, hosted by Restorative Justice Montclair (RJM), will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 30 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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Montclair BOE releases more details of budget

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Schools could be seeing some staff reductions in the 2017-2018 school year. The board of education presented some more  details of the preliminary budget during a workshop meeting Monday night...

Students, parents cry foul over MHS athletic director’s termination

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe reported termination of several district staff positions, including that of Montclair High School’s athletic director, brought a large crowd of upset parents, students and community members to Tuesday night’s Board of...

Montclair BOE holds one last meeting before first day of school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWednesday night’s board of education meeting, the last one before school started the next day, was a relatively short one.However, the board took a few minutes to wish the students and their...
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State releases school performance reports for Montclair, other districts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe state has released school performance reports for New Jersey’s school districts, including Montclair.On the assessments, schools were graded in three areas: English, math and chronic absenteeism. In each area, schools are...
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Montclair starts update on achievement gap with new data

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to update its achievement gap advisory study done in 2015 by gathering more detailed and up-to-date data.Three years ago, the Achievement Gap Advisory Panel had found discrepancies between white students...
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Montclair schools set out road map from listening sessions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDuring Monday night's BOE meeting at the George Inness Annex, Superintendent Kendra Johnson laid out a proposed road map for the district after months of listening sessions with parents and staff.Earlier this...

Montclair Community Pre-K plans new playground

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Community Pre-K could have a new outdoor play space by next fall.The pre-school community has decided that its existing playground is in need of a makeover and hopes to have...
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$2 million for school repairs approved

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of School Estimate approved a $2 million bond for staircase repairs and asbestos removal at Montclair High School Tuesday night, Jan. 15.The five-person board - Mayor Robert Jackson, council...

Montclair Education Association: Budget has surplus, not deficit

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Education Association is questioning the Board of Education’s claim of a $2.2 million budget hole for the 2019-2020 school year. A recent New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) audit of Montclair’s...