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Paterson schools to close for Election Day

The city’s school district will be closed on Tuesday to allow voters “free and unfettered access to their polling places,” announced the district over the weekend. A growing list of school systems around the U.S. that have been closing on Election Day due to security concerns.


Paterson teachers’ union responds to Capers’ demand to take down ‘Healthgate’ banner

Recently a letter to the editor of the Paterson Times authored by current Paterson Board of Education member Emanuel Capers was posted online. The Paterson Education Association, (PEA) intends to investigate whether Mr. Caper’s letter to the Paterson Times violates the Code of Ethics by which all school board members are bound. While we will do