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.
The school board adopted a policy this month that calls for every Paterson high school senior to complete financial aid forms to increase the district’s college-going rate.
A coronavirus outbreak at the Paterson Public Schools headquarters has forced the closure of an entire floor.