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Montclair announces details of superintendent forum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school community will get to meet some of the people who are vying for the job of schools superintendent.The district will hold a forum with three of the candidates on...
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Montclair releases names of superintendent finalists, talks Parkland and Pre-K

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair has announced the names of the three finalists in the running for the position of superintendent.Two of the candidates are from out of district: Rachel Goldberg, assistant superintendent for curriculum and...
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Educator privacy, DACA come up for discussion at Montclair BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe national discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and the Dream Act came back to the local level on Feb. 7, as the board of education discussed a resolution concerning...

Breakout game catching on among Montclair middle school classes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA group of students at Buzz Aldrin are learning to think outside the box.Actually, they are learning how to break into the box.Shivan Persad and Jacqueline Brower, teachers at Buzz Aldrin Middle...
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Pre-K discussion leads to tense moment between Montclair BOE members

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe future of Montclair’s pre-K program came up for discussion at the Feb. 7 Board of Education workshop meeting, but not without some tense moments over the subject of money.The board presented...
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Third case of whooping cough identified at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA total of three people at Montclair High School are reported to have tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough.Katya Wowk, the township communications director, said Wednesday that a third case at...
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Montclair BOE talks public Pre-K, DACA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe future of Montclair’s Pre-K program came up for discussion during Wednesday night’s BOE workshop meeting.The board presented a resolution that calls for the district to look into providing publicly-funded Pre-K options...
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Montclair reacts to governor’s PARCC announcement

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair may be saying goodbye to the PARCC test if Gov. Phil Murphy moves ahead with a campaign promise.In his campaign, the governor promised that New Jersey would eliminate the Partnership for...
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TURN group organizes Black Lives Matter events in Montclair schools on Feb. 5-9

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsJust in time for the start of Black History Month, Montclair’s students and teachers are going to take a look at where the schools stand on equity in the classroom.The schools are...

Montclair Board of School Estimate gives green light to Fortunato, Woodman

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of School Estimate has given the go-ahead to three capital projects, including upgrades to two of Montclair's athletic fields.During its Wednesday, Jan. 31 meeting at the George Inness Annex,...