Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting June 4th

June 3,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, At all regular meetings, two opportunities are provided for citizens to make comments. The public comment periods will be scheduled after presentations and approximately 9:00 p.m. or just prior to the end of the meeting, whichever occurs first. The first opportunity may be limited by the presiding […]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

PARCC Refuseniks Face Major Set back

May 24,2018

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Ridgewood Nj, from “It takes  a Ridgewood Village Facebook page ;

“Please join me in contacting Mr. Jeffrey Hauger, Director of the Office of Assessments for the NJ State Department of Education as we have just been notified that students in the class of 2020 no longer meet graduation requirements […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says Expect a move to expand the schools, with its resulting new bond to raise the money

For details on the misinformation about the effects of additional apartments in Ridgewood, all you have to do is examine the poorly supported assumptions used in the decision to move to full day kindergarten. The town relied on a study (contracted for by developers) that concluded, with no real evidence, that the additional housing would […]

By |May 10th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Members of the Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Monday, May 14 from 7-8:30 p.m

New Date for Coffee & Conversation is May 14

May 9,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, Members of the Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Monday, May 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. Please join them at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Passes Massive $110,000,000 School Budget

file photo by Boyd Loving

May 8,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, as expected the Ridgewood Board of Education passed a massive budget increase of 4.3%, your tax hit is 3.6%. Two members of the board had great suggestions, and the other three don’t seem to care  what public say had to say . All […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Set New Date for Coffee & Conversation

New Date for Coffee & Conversation is May 14

May 2,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Members of the Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Monday, May 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. Please join them at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Reader says the teachers’ current contract is almost up. I would expect job actions to begin sometime next year in anticipation of a new round of negotiations

This post is not appropriate for a public forum. We can disagree without name calling and snarky remarks about our neighbors. The level of anger and nastiness in all debates in Ridgewood is over the top. Our current council election is a disgrace. I feel terrible for Mayor Knudsen and will definitely not be voting […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood Public Schools has gone down the toilet since I move in and yet, I pay more and more each year

I moved in 30 years ago, years before I had kids. I’m still here after my kids have left RPS. My taxes have quadrupled but I’m still paying. I worked full time when my kids were young. and I paid good money for kindergarten enrichment. My kids are successful despite not having full day kindergarten […]

By |April 24th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|13 Comments

After the Council Elections are over, we will have to take back the Ridgewood Board of Education

April 24,2018

Take Back Ridgewood

Ridgewood NJ, form the Facebook page Take Back Ridgewood , After the council elections are over, we will have to take back board of education from Brogan, Lancto and Wilson.
Here is a post from resident Dan Creed.

I am told that the BOE has decided to not spend $755k on windows after all. […]

By |April 24th, 2018|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

Ridgewood School Board Meeting Tonight

April 23,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, At all regular meetings, two opportunities are provided for citizens to make comments. The public comment periods will be scheduled after presentations and approximately 9:00 p.m. or just prior to the end of the meeting, whichever occurs first. The first opportunity may be limited by the presiding […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments