The teachers’ union endorsed Shanikwa Lemon for Board of Education on Wednesday night, opting not to back three incumbent school board members that it had endorsed three years ago.
A former assistant principal has filed a lawsuit alleging he faced discrimination and retaliation at the Phillip’s Academy Charter School.
School officials have agreed to settle a foreign language teacher’s lawsuit alleging disability discrimination by paying out $75,000.
Thirty-three school buildings sustained water damage as remnants of hurricane Ida slammed Paterson with heavy rain last week prompting the Board of Education to convene an emergency meeting on Friday to start the academic year remotely.
Micah Demarest made up his mind to attend college in the 8th grade, but he wanted to do it without incurring massive amounts in student debt.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer has just one year remaining in her contract at the Paterson Public Schools.
Five candidates are running for three up-for-grabs school board seats in November.