A woman has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Public Schools after allegedly injuring herself by falling on a neglected sidewalk outside of the Dale Avenue School.
School board members on Wednesday night voted to begin reopening school buildings for in-person learning beginning on June 1.
The Paterson school district spent nearly $20 million over the past months to get ready to reopen for in-person learning, but schools buildings remain closed and students are still attending virtual classes.
After much to-do, the Paterson Education Association (PEA) was finally permitted to exercise its right under law to conduct safety walkthroughs of all district buildings on April 21 and 22. While we did not expect to find everything in perfect working order, we were shocked at the level of disrepair that awaited us, making it…
After serving a six-month suspension, school board member Emanuel Capers returned to the Board of Education last week.
Under pressure from increasing Covid-19 cases and the teachers’ union, superintendent Eileen Shafer put off a decision to reopen in-person learning for New Jersey’s third biggest school district.
After being closed for more than a year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Paterson school district will be fully prepared to reopen in-person learning for its nearly 30,000 students on May 3, said superintendent Eileen Shafer on Monday afternoon.