The city’s school district is looking to experiment with enrichment programs for students at three elementary schools in the 2018-19 school year in an effort to boost attendance and improve academic performance.
The city’s school district is conducting a search for a deputy superintendent. More than a dozen people have applied for the $175,000 job, according to district officials.
The five-year deal struck following a 19-hour marathon negotiation session in March has been overwhelmingly approved by the teachers’ union membership.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer presented a two-year transition plan that restores the reins of the district from the state to the local school board at a community forum on Thursday evening.
Former state-appointed district superintendent Donnie Evans was approved for an $10,900 bonus payment earlier in the month, according to the New Jersey Department of Education.
The school board has approved $45,000 to settle a former John F. Kennedy High School teacher’s hostile work environment and discrimination lawsuit.
A settlement conference has been scheduled in the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against school board member Manny Martinez, according to court records.