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Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 18, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

"Substantial Completion" for Montville Schools' Construction Projects

MONTVILLE, NJ – Business Administrator Katine Slunt said the school district is at “substantial completion” for all of the construction projects that had been planned for this summer and early fall.

Speaking at the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting Sept. 4, she said, “All of our projects except for the air conditioning project at the high ...

Teachers Recognized for 15 to 50 Years of Dedication at Montville Township’s First Day Back Orientation.

MONTVILLE, NJ - At the start of the 2018-2019 school year in Montville Township fifty-one teachers were recognized for 15 to 50 years of dedicated service to the students of Montville Township Public Schools.

Collectively these distinguished educators have dedicated 1,005 years to the Montville Township community.

Joanne Aanstoots of Cedar Hill Elementary School received ...

Two Police Officers Start in Montville Twp. Public Schools

MONTVILLE, NJ – While 30 new staff members began the school year in their classrooms on Sept. 4, two staff members of a different kind began the school year as well.

School resource officer Scott McGowan and special law enforcement officer Jeff Sims started their school year in the Montville Township public schools; McGowan as a resource for all seven schools, and Sims as an armed ...

Construction Update Given at Montville Board of Ed Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education met Aug. 21, and Business Administrator Katine Slunt gave an update of how construction was progressing across the district.

She said the bleachers at the high school gym were slightly holding up completion of the flooring in that room past the opening of school. The floor will be completed after the bleachers, around Sept. 17.

Montville Public Schools Begin

MONTVILLE, NJ – As residents finish up at the shore or hold one last summer barbeque party, township school children prepare for their first day on Tuesday, Sept. 4, when doors open at the public schools. The Montville Township Board of Education will also resume a more regular meeting schedule.

September’s meetings will be the first day of school, Sept. 4 at the municipal building ...

State Gets Two Week Extension to Answer Integration Lawsuit; Settlement Possible

TRENTON, NJ— A request for a two-week extension has been awarded to the state of New Jersey to answer a lawsuit seeking to integrate New Jersey's schools, indicating that a settlement could be possible.

A new deadline of Sept. 14 has been set.

In a letter sent to Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson yesterday, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said that the request ...

State to Answer Lawsuit Seeking to Integrate NJ Schools by Friday

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students.

Such a lawsuit drives directly to New Jersey's core, a practice of generations in which mostly white children have the opportunity to ...

30 New Teachers Begin Two-Day Orientation at Montville Township Public Schools

MONTVILLE, NJ – “You have all experienced a rigorous interview process,” said Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar as she welcomed thirty new faculty members to the Montville Township Public Schools. “You should be very proud of this accomplishment. We are very proud of who you are and the skills, talent and commitment you bring to our district.”

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Montville Resident and County College of Morris Professor to Receive Faculty of the Year Award for the Northeast

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township resident Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris, has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees  2018 Faculty Award for the northeast region.

The William H. Meardy Faculty Award recognizes ...

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