As a longtime resident, former elected school board commissioner and activist, I was delighted to hear that my good friend, Mr. Charles Florio secured the votes needed to begin breaking ground at the old Paterson Armory site.
I read an article this morning online that stated a NJ Appellate Court struck down a requirement that students must pass two state exams before they can graduate high school. Since 2015 I have been on the front line with many state education activism groups like Save Our Schools NJ & NJ Kids and Families…
First, I’d like to congratulate the winners of the 2018 Paterson Board of Education election. Secondly, I want to address those who voted for me. I certainly didn’t get enough votes to return to the school board. However, I couldn’t be prouder of all of you for supporting me!
Throughout the city of Paterson there’s been an echo. It started out as a whisper back in 2016, then it grew to a chant in 2017 before eventually becoming a clarion call in 2018. People want me back on the school board.
As we prepare to embark on a new school year in one of the best school districts in the state, I wish to welcome our students back and encourage them to follow their dreams, achieve their goals and be the best they can be. The greatest treasure of a nation is its children.
I wish to congratulate newly appointed board of education member Jessica Schutte. With my congratulations I also wish to offer a bit of advice as she prepares to take the oath of office and begin her term.
At the eleventh hour, I filed a nominating petition to have my name officially added to the ballot for the 2018 Paterson board of education election. Now, I can’t compete with the onslaught of political promises that you will surely be inundated with. What I can do is make you aware of the work I…