The school board approved the five-year teachers’ contract with 3-percent annual pay increase on Wednesday night.
The school district is shuffling 11 preschool classrooms – including closing down 3 classrooms at School 10 — for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year.
Several dozen volunteers descended on School 20 recently to spruce up the elementary school by painting murals, landscaping, and installing new playground equipment.
The asphalt play area at School 8 gave way to a new playground with the help of 150 volunteers on Sunday afternoon.
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy, a failing all-boys school, is being targeted for a “turnaround” effort by the school district.
In an effort to get students reading on grade level, the city’s school district is launching a $3.9 million reading program for K-5 grades in the 2018-19 school year.
15-year old Farah Elony stood at the microphone in front of an audience of well over 200 people in the auditorium of the Passaic County Community College to read her poem “When I Faced My Fear.”