The Newark-based advocacy group the Education Law Center is urging the New Jersey Department of Education to halt the spread of charter schools in Paterson. In a letter dated Aug. 14, 2017, the advocacy’s executive director David Sciarra argues the growth of charter schools has “significantly reduced the essential resources available to educate students” in…
The two rain gardens being installed at School 4 and School 28 will prevent 500,000 gallons of water from entering the city’s combined sewer system. Both gardens will also create greenspace in the asphalt playgrounds of the two schools in the Riverview neighborhood.
School board member Emanuel Capers led a group of community leaders on a tour of old School 11 on Friday morning to demonstrate the Market Street building is no place for the Great Falls Academy, an alternative high school for troubled teenagers.
The city’s school district awarded a contract on Wednesday night to outsource substitute teaching jobs.
A large bubble formed and popped when Lucas Gasper hit a trigger switch on a circuit board his team programmed. Called the “Clean Bubble Bot,” Gasper’s unmanned vehicle is designed travel in polluted and acidic waterways creating soap bubbles to restore a healthy pH balance in rivers to support aquatic life.
Former state-appointed district superintendent Donnie Evans is getting $31,926 for 38 unused vacation days, according to a report presented to the school board on Wednesday evening.
The Passaic County Technical Institute has agreed to provide busing to 491 city students whose transportation was eliminated when the Paterson Public Schools ended its courtesy busing program, according to Paterson school officials.