A charter school is paying out $275,000 to settle a sexual harassment claims against Paterson school board member Manny Martinez.
Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson will have a new campus at the old Leader Dye site on Madison Avenue, according to a press release issued by Building Hope, a Washington D.C.-based organization that builds structures for charter schools.
The Board of Education opted to retain Kenneth Simmons as its president during its reorganization meeting on Wednesday night.
A surge in Covid-19 cases has prompted the Paterson school district to go all-remote until late January.
The city’s two largest high schools are having early dismissal on Tuesday because of lack of nursing services at John F. Kennedy High School and Eastside High School resulting from Covid-19, according to officials.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer is retiring at the end of the current academic year, she announced on Wednesday evening.
The school district employee who serves as the spokesman for the superintendent and the district has received a 26 percent pay increase.