The treaty that eventually created the European Union. The intractable conflict in the Levant that confounds the brightest minds. And the airlift over Berlin that halted the spread of communism to western Europe.
A school bus transporting half-dozen students to Trenton on a field trip over the weekend broke down at the entrance ramp to the New Jersey Turnpike. Back wheels of the bus “flew off,” according to a chaperone, who reported the incident to the district.
The Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a former social studies teacher’s lawsuit claiming retaliation and discrimination based on his membership in the New Jersey Army National Guard, according to school and federal court documents.
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy created three years ago to improve the academic lot of Hispanic and black boys has fallen short on its mission prompting some to blame poor planning and execution that led to the premature launch of the school.
School board member Emanuel Capers, who has called for the creation of an in-house busing program as a way to solve the many problems, some avoidable, created by contracted bus companies, experienced sticker shock on Wednesday night.
The school board adopted a $585.1 million budget that increases funding for a majority of neighborhood schools for the 2018-19 academic year without hiking taxes on homeowners.
A teacher, who taught social studies at School 27, was arrested on Monday, for extradition to Arizona.