The school board approved the five-year teachers’ contract with 3-percent annual pay increase on Wednesday night.
The school district is shuffling 11 preschool classrooms – including closing down 3 classrooms at School 10 — for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year.
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy, a failing all-boys school, is being targeted for a “turnaround” effort by the school district.
In an effort to get students reading on grade level, the city’s school district is launching a $3.9 million reading program for K-5 grades in the 2018-19 school year.
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 school board has approved a measure taking the Paterson Public School District out of the state health insurance plan for its almost 3,800 employees to run a self-insurance program for the 2018-19 school year.