The school district is seeking to increase its contract with retired administrator Joseph Fulmore’s consulting company to $40,000. His firm received a $25,000 contract late last year following a one-year hiatus due to an alleged pay-to-play violation to provide “mentoring” services. School officials want to add another $15,000 to the contract for it to handle…
The school district is grappling with a $75.1 million budget shortfall in its 2018-19 school year budget that could hobble superintendent Eileen Shafer’s ambitious efforts to improve instruction and boost state test scores.
The school board is hosting a forum at John F. Kennedy High School to introduce the three finalists of the superintendent search to the community next week, announced school board president Oshin Castillo on Wednesday night.
The state unveiled a concept for the new middle school that will be constructed on the site of the former Don Bosco Technology building during a presentation at the school board meeting on Wednesday night.
The school board held a closed-door meeting last week that may have violated New Jersey open meetings law. School board members went into a closed session to deliberate on filling a vacancy on the board, but ended up discussing whether to hold a community forum to present the three finalists of the superintendent search.
The majority of school board members in a closed-door meeting last Wednesday night opposed hosting a community forum that would allow residents to interact with the three superintendent finalists, according to multiple people who were present.
The school board selected Vincent Arrington, a tech wiz with close ties to assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, to fill the seat vacated by Christopher Irving on Wednesday night.