Incumbent school board members Jonathan Hodges, Joel Ramirez, and newcomer Shanikwa Lemon secured the top three ballot spots in the November race during the ballot drawings on Monday afternoon.
Six people are running for three up for grabs Paterson school board seats in November.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer’s team unveiled a school re-opening plan for the Paterson Public Schools in a nearly four-hour long presentation to the school board on Monday.
I am writing this letter to reintroduce myself to the Paterson community. I am the longest serving member on the Paterson Board of Education and I am standing for re-election again. I committed myself to improving the city’s educational system years ago, when as a physician in St Joseph’s Emergency Room, I encountered Paterson’s children…
The school board increased superintendent Eileen Shafer’s base salary by 15 percent on Wednesday afternoon.
The school board severely criticized a janitorial service company that cleans Paterson schools for its alleged poor performance.
School board members have approved a measure to increase the district’s general counsel Robert Murray’s $265,000 contract by $29,500.