School board member Emanuel Capers is accused of taking an “unauthorized” free trip to Arizona from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak’s company for an education conference, according to a district investigation report completed last week.
The school district and the teachers’ union have reached a tentative agreement following a 19-hour negotiation session, announced both the Paterson Public Schools and the Paterson Education Association on Thursday afternoon.
The mother of a 12-year-old boy claims her son was “sexually abused” by a fellow student at the Community Charter School of Paterson.
A dozen-plus city schools will shed their “priority” and “focus” status, designations assigned to the lowest-performing schools in New Jersey, at the end of the current school year.
Hundreds of teachers rallied outside of the Paterson school district headquarters on Wednesday afternoon demanding a new contract. Inside the building representatives from the school district and the Paterson Education Association, the teachers’ union, met to strike a new agreement.
The youngsters came into Tonia Cole’s kindergarten classroom to find breakfast – Cocoa Puffs, milk, graham crackers, and a juice box – on their desks to begin the school day on a full stomach.
The school board approved a $13.5 million borrowing measure on Thursday night to balance its 2018-19 budget and avoid laying off 120 employees.