The city’s longest serving school board member Jonathan Hodges defied detractors to win re-election to a sixth term on Tuesday night. He was first elected to office in 2002.
Longtime school board member Jonathan Hodges secured re-election on Tuesday night. Former school board member Kenneth Simmons regained a seat. And challenger Joel Ramirez captured a seat in the eight-person school board race.
School board candidates Joel Ramirez, Kenneth Simmons, Jonathan Hodges are leading the pack of eight candidates as unofficial vote tallies come in.
The city’s school district unveiled a renovated and expanded cafeteria at School 3 on Monday morning. Bertila Gutierrez, president of the School 3 Parent Teacher Organization, was overjoyed at seeing the much-improved cafeteria.
Five of the nine candidates running for the three available school board seats took questions from young people at the Paterson Youth Council forum on Wednesday night. Students, many of them from John F. Kennedy High School and the Passaic County Technical Institute, asked the school board hopefuls whether they agreed or disagreed with cuts…
The private bus companies that transport city students racked up 115 infractions just two months into the 2017-18 school year, according to district records. This puts them on track to surpass last school year’s total of 188 violations.
The city’s school district assigned an off-duty police officer to the Edward W. Kilpatrick School on Friday morning in response to parents’ complaints of drug addicts, prostitutes, and vagrants hanging about the elementary school.