With the city’s school board election days away, school board president Christopher Irving sent out a mailer to voters urging them to cast their ballots for him and two of his allies without having the legally required “paid for by” label on his campaign flyer.
Six of the city’s nine school board candidates have failed to timely file their campaign finance reports, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) records.
Errol Kerr came up short in last year’s school board election, but it wasn’t his time to go. He got back on the board after one of his opponents failed a background check creating a vacancy on the Board of Education.
Seven out of the nine school board candidates gathered at the John F. Kennedy High School television studio on Monday evening to discuss selecting a new superintendent, school district budget, and PARCC exam as a graduation requirement.
School board candidate Mohammad Ramadan has dropped out of the city’s November board of education election.
School board president Christopher Irving is facing criticism for sending an invitation letter to a campaign event on Paterson Public Schools letterhead.
School board candidates Emanuel Capers, Corey Teague, and Joseph Atallo on Monday afternoon received the top spots on the November board of education election ballot, according to the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.