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.
The teachers union took a no confidence vote against superintendent Eileen Shafer on Wednesday for a series of decisions she made, including reopening schools for teachers and staff, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The school board selected Eileen Shafer to lead the city’s school district on Wednesday night. She was selected from a list of three final candidates. Her appointment was met by sustained cheers and applause from dozens of parents and community leaders at the district headquarters.