The Paterson Arts and Science Charter School is opening next month at the former Don Bosco High School building on Union Avenue even though the city’s planning board rejected the charter’s application to temporarily move into the decrepit building two months ago citing safety concerns.
The city’s newest charter school held a dinner event on Tuesday evening to hand out dozens of Turkeys and tote bags filled with packaged goods to families of students.
The rights of a charter school to be stationed on East 33rd Street came into question during last night’s Board of Adjustment meeting, where both parties: Paterson Arts and Science Charter School and residents who live near the school came in front of the board argue their case.
It’s a half-day at the Paterson Arts & Science Charter School, where more than 330 students, most of them Patersonians, receive instruction.
Patersonians living near the bystreets of Broadway are up in arms about a new charter school that is set to open next month on East 33rd Street. Over three sheets of signatures have been collected to halt the opening of Paterson Arts and Science Charter School in September.
Paterson Arts and Science Charter School, a kindergarten through 5th grade elementary charter, will open its doors to Paterson students this fall, according to the New Jersey Department of Education, which gave the charter final approval earlier today.