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Buzz Aldrin STEM student invents app to track household waste output

Project CS Girls was founded in 2013 by Pooja Chandrasekhar, who at the time was a sophomore in high school, to encourage more middle-school and high school girls to take an interest in computer science. 

Union to teachers: Montclair schools taking us to court over refusal to return

District cancels planned development day for Monday, as dispute over returning continues.
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Montclair district, union mum about talks to return to school

A statement from the Montclair Education Association says they're still in mediation, but no one's talking about timetables or next steps publicly yet.

Montclair’s not alone: 270 NJ school districts still totally remote

Still, more New Jersey school districts are starting up in-person classes and the state is easing its health guidance.

100-plus protest as Montclair school buildings stay closed Monday (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Elementary schools were expected to open Monday, but the Montclair Education Association maintains it's not yet safe.

Big question: Will Montclair schools open Jan. 25 if teachers stay home?

Montclair Superintendent Jonathan Ponds shared many more details of his schools reopening plan, but the teachers union hasn't committed to coming back.
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Vote Montclair prepares to launch petition on elected BOE referendum

Since 1963 there have been five failed attempts to move Montclair to an elected BOE, the most recent in 2009. At that time, Montclair was one of 46 Type II districts, but many of them switched to elected BOEs after the legislature passed a law allowing schools to move their elections from April to November. 

Montclair’s elementary teachers didn’t show up in schools Tuesday

They continued remote work. The district is mum on lots of open questions.
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800-plus people urge Montclair to delay reopening schools

Montclair Local is seeking information about the district's safety plans, and expectations.

Teachers union: It’s not yet safe to reopen Montclair schools

Teachers are returning Tuesday, and students start coming back Jan. 25.