Progressive Values Committee, a political action committee (PAC) out of Hudson County, spent $15,255 in supporting five candidates in last November’s school board race, according to Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) filings.
A Passaic County judge dismissed the discrimination lawsuit of an instructional assistant, who was terminated for allegedly slapping an autistic child, against the Paterson school district earlier in the month.
The city’s school board put off awarding $600,000 worth of legal contracts to eight law firms – including some with political ties – last week.
A dozen city schools will offer advanced placement programs focused on research, team work, and communication skills beginning in the 2019-20 academic year, announced superintendent Eileen Shafer on Monday morning.
The school board voted to keep the two women, who led the Board of Education for the past year, at the helm at the reorganization meeting on Thursday evening.
The woman, who ran the district’s full-service community school program, allegedly hired vendors without public bids and approved payments for work that was never performed, according to tenure charges filed against her this month.
A supervisor is getting $237,000 after she filed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging school district officials retaliated against her for bringing to light problems with the city’s special education program.