Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting Monday October 24th at 7:30pm

October 24,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, At the October 10 meeting, the Board of Education approved the three-year contract with the Ridgewood Education Association (REA) that was ratified by the REA on September 28. Click here to read a letter to the Ridgewood community from the Board.

The Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting […]

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The Ridgewood BOE and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Wednesday, October 19 from 7-8:30 p.m

Coffee and Conversation Dates Are Announced :

October 11,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on three separate occasions this school year. The first date for Coffee and Conversation is Wednesday, October 19 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Education Center, 49 Cottage […]

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Ridgewood Board of Education Details New NEA Teachers Contract

October 10, 2016

Dear members of the Ridgewood community:

Tonight the Board of Education (Board) formally approved the three- year contract with the Ridgewood Education Association (REA) that was ratified by the REA on September 28th.

Highlights of the contract include the following:

•Term:3 Years: July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.
•Salaries: A 1% increase for the first year […]

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Governor Chris Christie’s School Funding Fairness Formula Catches the Eye of the Ridgewood Board of Education

September 28,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj,  Governor Chris Christie School Funding Fairness Formula Catches the Eye of the Ridgewood Board of Education. In the latest RPS news letter Board President Sheila Brogan devoted a significant amount of space to the Christie Fairness formula and the failure of the Abbott School districts .

Sheila Brogan’s Legislative Report […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Full-Day Kindergarten a Major Question for Ridgewood

FAQ on Full-Day Kindergarten: Public Vote is November 8
Public Presentations are October 5 and 27 at 7 p.m.
The November 8 election ballot will include a question for residents about implementing full-day Kindergarten (FDK) in Ridgewood. Public presentations will be held on FDK at 7 p.m.. at BFMS on Wednesday, October 5 and at GWMS on Thursday, […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

The Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Opening of School Report September 2016
Click here to view the superintendent’s Opening of School Report 2016, containing statistics and summaries on enrollment, curriculum, facilities and technology

BOE-REA Sign Memorandum of Agreement
 The Board of Education and the REA negotiating teams signed a Memorandum of Agreement at 12:15 AM on September 13, 2016 concluding negotiations on a 3-year […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridgewood BOE waiting for teachers to Ratify

September 20, 2016

Dear members of the Ridgewood community:

We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday, September 13, the negotiating committees for the Ridgewood Board of Education and the Ridgewood Education Association (REA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for a three-year contract for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

This MOA lists the new contract […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

BREAKING: Ridgewood BOE-REA Sign Memorandum of Agreement on Teachers Contract

September 13, 2016

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE

Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education and the REA negotiating teams signed a Memorandum of Agreement at 12:15 AM on September 13, 2016 concluding negotiations on a 3-year contract for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.  Terms of the agreement will be released after the REA members […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|13 Comments

The Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

BOE Meets on September 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Sepetmber 9,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place. The public is invited to attend the […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Labor Think Tank Economic Policy Institute Paper on Teacher Pay Making the Rounds in Ridgewood

September 12,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, This article has been making the rounds on social media lately . It has been put out by supporters of the teachers union or REA . The article is titled, “The teacher pay gap is wider than ever: Teachers’ pay continues to fall further behind pay of […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments