Three New Jersey high schools, including Panther Academy in Paterson, are part of a new initiative to prepare students for what’s called “new collar” jobs, announced governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday afternoon.
The school district needs $1.5 million to tackle the backlog of thousands of hours in speech therapy owed to special education students, superintendent Eileen Shafer said last week.
The school district is creating a new high school newcomers program at both Eastside High School and John F. Kennedy High School aimed at providing native language instruction to Spanish, Bengali, and Arabic speaking students.
A Hudson County super PAC sent out a last-minute mailer to municipal voters on Friday to sway the 17-person school board race in favor of the majority incumbent ticket.
The New Jersey Department of Education is hosting a community focus group meeting at the Danforth Memorial Library on Tuesday, Oct. 16 as part commissioner Lamont Repollet statewide charter school listening tour.
After years of delay, the school district has slightly raised its minimum passing grade for students in the 2018-19 academic year.
Half of the city’s high schools had fewer than 2-percent of students pass the mathematics portion of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), according to scores made public on Wednesday night.