The Board of Education opted to retain Kenneth Simmons as its president during its reorganization meeting on Wednesday night.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer is retiring at the end of the current academic year, she announced on Wednesday evening.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer has just one year remaining in her contract at the Paterson Public Schools.
The Paterson school district is receiving $106.7 million in American Rescue Act funds. School officials outlined a plan to spend the money late last month.
A politically connected company that has worked for key Democratic Party politicians, including assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, received a $40,000 contract from the Paterson Public Schools to conduct a “personnel audit.”
Schools in Paterson will continue virtual learning until mid-February, announced superintendent Eileen Shafer on Wednesday night.
Incumbents Jonathan Hodges, Kenneth Simmons, and newcomer Dania Martinez won seats on the Board of Education.