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.
A New Jersey assemblyman received a significant pay increase at his Paterson school district job this year, according to payroll records.
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.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer has just one year remaining in her contract at the Paterson Public Schools.
School officials have awarded a $500,000 contract for the purchase and installation of a new artificial turf field at the Bauerle Field on Oak Street.