Education

November 18, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The ethics charges against former Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein have been dropped. “The voters have been duped,” Klein said. He lost his bid for a third term on Nov. 6. Wilkin Santana, the highest vote-getter in the election, is expected to replace Klein after he ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Four projects proposed for a $14 million referendum question slated for Tuesday, March 12, 2019, aim to make learning at the Glen Rock school district more comfortable and enjoyable, in addition to making the facilities more in-line with 21st Century education, according to the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – As Glen Rock teachers await a new contract, Board of Education trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 13 unanimously approved a 'side bar agreement' with the union concerning an issue with one teacher's contract from the previous year. TAPinto reported the Glen Rock Board of Education reached ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Board of Education reached a memorandum of agreement Monday, Nov. 5 with the Glen Rock Education Association (GREA), according to GREA lead negotiator Lisa Tomaselli, although details were not immediately divulged to the public. This occurred one week after a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Glen Rock teachers and supporters showed in numbers at the Glen Rock Board of Education meeting last evening to voice their displeasure at the lack of a current contract. Carrying signs reading “No Contract, Still Working” and, “Please Support Glen Rock Teachers,” at least 100 ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Board of Education unanimously approved Camille DeFranco as the new assistant superintendent of schools during on Oct. 18. UPDATE: According to the Board resolution, Camille DeFranco was promoted from supervisor of student services, which paid $135,634, to assistant ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock school district is losing teachers to higher paying districts, according to the Glen Rock Education Association (GREA), and they are letting district officials and the public know about it with lawn signs, statements on social media and a statement to the press. In ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Board of Education unanimously approved Camille DeFranco as the new assistant superintendent of schools during on Oct. 18. UPDATE: According to the Board resolution, Camille DeFranco was promoted from supervisor of student services, which paid $135,634, to assistant ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn High School announced 12 of its seniors of the Class of 2019 have been recognized for outstanding achievement in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Senior Jiwon Kang will continue on in the scholarship competition as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Information has surfaced about an investigation into Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein that predates the current and ongoing teacher ethics complaint dated May 2017. “The Board did retain an outside attorney to perform an investigation of allegations concerning Mr. Klein, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Four middle school teachers have filed a complaint against Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein for interfering with teacher classroom procedures, using his position to acquire benefits for a family member, and harassment and intimidation of staff. Klein, who is running for ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education has scheduled three October public meetings to receive feedback on its superintendent search, according to West Hudson Associates. On August 28, Glen Rock's Board of Education hired consultants from West Hudson Associates, LLC to assist them in ...

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GLEN ROCK & FAIR LAWN, NJ - Three Glen Rock students and one Fair Lawn student were among the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program Claire A. Beezley, Filip Domlija and Isabel A. Siggers, all Glen Rock High School students, made the list ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Borough taxpayers will decide the fate of a $14 million referendum question on March 12, 2019 which requests funding for air-conditioning units, field improvements, a media center overhaul and auditorium upgrades in the district’s six schools. On Sept. 17, the nine-member ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education has scheduled 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 as the date for the $14M referendum vote in the high school media center, according to the district superintendent. The date represents a change from its originally planned vote on Sept. 25. The architect will submit ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education approved a $14 million referendum question for March 12, 2019, addressing air conditioning, field and media center improvements, and a renovation of the auditorium. Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht said he recommends a 20-year bond slated to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - For Courtney Toronto, high school was all about science, but she did find time for a little "twirling" around. "I especially liked biology," she said. "I liked learning about what makes one person have brown hair and another blond." Toronto, a June Fair Lawn High School ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - One of the most critical elements in school safety is getting our community’s children to and from school safely. The Glen Rock Police Department assigns School Crossing Guards at twenty key locations to assist children going to and from our schools. While the primary role of a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – As the Fair Lawn school district prepares to reopen for the new school year, “significantly” fewer students will be affected by the district’s soft borders policy, Superintendent Nick Norcia said. At a school board meeting on Aug. 23, Norcia announced that as of Aug. 22, only ...

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Editor's Note: The Special 3 Officers will be employed part time by the Police Department and work in the schools full time Monday to Friday, according to the school administration. FAIR LAWN, NJ – On the heels of the board's $320,400 district-wide school security initiative, the Fair Lawn Board ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Board of Education released a revised Back-To-School Night 2018-2019 list as noted below: Edison Tuesday, September 25 6:30 PM Forrest Wednesday, September 26 6:30 PM Lyncrest Thursday, September 27 6:30 PM Milnes Thursday, September 27 6:30 PM Radburn Thursday, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September. Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Board of Education will defer its recent award of nearly $150,000 in state aid to be utilized in the 2019-2020 budget for tax relief, according to board officials. The school district received the monies on the heels of the recent funding formula reform approved by ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Public School district is ranked #11 as one of the top school districts in New Jersey for 2019, according to Niche.com, the online educational review and ranking site. The rankings were released this week as part of the website’s 2019 K-12 rankings.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – After serving for six years on the Glen Rock Board of Education, Trustee Elizabeth Carr said she will not run for re-election come November. “It’s time,” said Carr outside a conference room near the superintendent’s office on Tuesday, July 31 before the public portion of a board ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- A longtime tradition at Fair Lawn Public Schools is the Extended School Year (ESY) at Westmoreland School. The ESY celebrated with Community Helper’s Week with a visit from the Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Police Department and Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

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Editor's Note: The original story said tax savings were $4. The revision states the savings are monthly. FAIR LAWN, NJ – The average borough homeowner can anticipate a $4/month reduction in their tax bills next year, thanks to the Board of Education’s decision Thursday to allocate nearly half of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The borough's nine-school district is considering allocating nearly half of its $2.1 million in additional state funding towards tax relief for the 2019-2020 school year, among other ideas. The board will take a final vote on how to spend the funds 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department has called-off a "controlled explosion" at Westmoreland School for training purposes that was supposed to take place at approximately 10 a.m. this morning, according to Board of Education officials. The Bergen County Bomb Squad was going ...

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FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it. While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites ...

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