The principal acclaimed for changing the academics of the Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark will lead the College Achieve Paterson Charter School when it opens in September.
Even after criticism from school board members and advocates, the school district has no plans to release the preliminary budget document until after it is approved by the Passaic County superintendent of schools.
Under fiscal strains from state underfunding and charter school expansions, the city’s school district is planning to sell four school buildings to generate an anticipated $11.35 million in revenue.
After a long discussion on the school budget, the city’s school board on Wednesday night instructed state-appointed district superintended Donnie Evans to eliminate the two-percent property tax increase in the preliminary budget.
200 students from Eastside High School will participate in a youth development program aimed at getting them to aim for college thanks to a $333,000 grant from telecom giant AT&T.
The city’s preliminary school budget approved on Wednesday night contains a 2-percent school tax levy increase, according to district officials.
A city high school teacher accused of spitting on an unruly student has been given a two-year teaching license suspension, according to a decision by the state board of examiners.