School board candidates Ramon Joaquin and Eduardo Lanchipa falsely claimed to have attended “all” Board of Education meetings over the past six months in a voter guide distributed to the public on Monday night.
Some of the challengers in the 17-person school board race struggled to answer questions at the first Board of Education election debate last Thursday.
A pair of debates have been scheduled to allow 18 candidates running in the November school board race to share their platform.
Former mayoral candidates Pedro Rodriguez and Alex Mendez, bitter rivals in the municipal elections, have set aside their differences to back four candidates in the 18-person school board race in November.
Eighteen candidates are vying for five school board seats up for grabs in November, according to the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.