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Elementary School Class Size Debate Heats Up; Summit Residents Start Online Petition as Superintendent Issues Lengthy Statement

March 22, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - With a goal to "Stop (the) Summit Board of Education from Increasing Class Sizes for 2019/2020," a citizen group called 'Keep Class Sizes Small in Summit' has issued an online petition at change.org pushing back against the Summit Public School District's proposal to eliminate five elementary school sections for the 2019-20.

The topic has evoked a ...

Twenty-five Not a Magic Number to Summit Parents as Elementary School Class Size Issue Takes Center Stage

SUMMIT, NJ - Class size supplanted Full-Day kindergarten (FDK) as the front-and-center topic at the March 14 Board of Education (BOE) meeting, as dozens of parents once again assembled in the Summit High School media center to express concerns about BOE policy and decisions.  

The class size conversation began at the March 7 Special Budget meeting, when parents addressed ...

By 6-1 Tally, Summit School Board Advances FDK to Final Hurdle; Board President Casts Lone Dissenting Vote

SUMMIT, NJ - Universal, Free Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) in Summit moved one giant step closer to reality as the Summit Board of Education (BOE) approved -- by a 6-1 vote -- its $65.89 million 2019-20 budget with $1.5 million earmarked for the program. Board President Deb McCann was the lone dissenter.   

If the Board of School Estimate (BOSE) approves the budget at ...

Summit School District Proposes $66.17M Budget for 2019-20 Inclusive of FDK; Projected Amount Represents 3.38% Increase

SUMMIT, NJ - At a nearly three-hour long Board of Education meeting, and with Full-Day kindergarten (FDK) included as a line item, the Summit Public School District detailed a 2019-20 Draft Budget totaling $66 million plus and which represents a projected 3.38 percent increase over 2018-19 spending.

The meeting also included presentations on the Student Safety Data ...

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Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for Apr. 3

March 19, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School, which is located at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...