The Newark-based advocacy group the Education Law Center is urging the New Jersey Department of Education to halt the spread of charter schools in Paterson. In a letter dated Aug. 14, 2017, the advocacy’s executive director David Sciarra argues the growth of charter schools has “significantly reduced the essential resources available to educate students” in…
The city’s school district awarded a contract on Wednesday night to outsource substitute teaching jobs.
The Passaic County Technical Institute has agreed to provide busing to 491 city students whose transportation was eliminated when the Paterson Public Schools ended its courtesy busing program, according to Paterson school officials.
Nine people are running to fill three seats in Paterson’s school board race scheduled for November, the Passaic County Clerk’s Office said on Monday afternoon.
The Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology received approval from the planning board on Wednesday to open its newest campus at the Barney’s building in downtown. The school will educate 288 students in K-1 grades at the building starting late August.
The College Achieve Paterson Charter School received its final charter on Monday to open with an enrollment of 276 students in September. Charter will open its doors at a mill building at 21 Market Street.
School board member Lilisa Mimms is not running for re-election in November, she told her supporters through a social media posting on Monday afternoon.