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

No Contract Yet For Ridgewood Teachers

September 7, 2016

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Now that your children have started the new school year, we wanted to provide you with information about the status of the contract negotiations with the Ridgewood Education Association (REA).

Last night, September 6, the Board of Education members and the REA negotiating team met with the state-appointed super conciliator for […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|31 Comments

Readers say Ridgewood teachers are unreasonable ,Ridgewood has always been very supportive of teachers and education

BOE – stay strong. The teachers are unreasonable. Might not have this opinion if it was a different town but Ridgewood has always been very supportive of teachers and education as illustrated by the pay scale. We just can’t and don’t want to afford to indulge them any more. Note: Rankings are slipping … time […]

By |September 7th, 2016|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood teachers should realize that the current lack of signs means very few support the teachers.

The teachers should realize that the current lack of signs means very few support the teachers. Where do we get a sign supporting the Board? The teachers ARE going to cut out writing letters and any extra time w/the students. The Board and the parents are going to have to take a stance and not […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|9 Comments

Ridgewood Education Association and Board of Education Face off in New Contract Negotiations

September 4th 2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Students return to school on Tuesday and as the new school year begins the Ridgewood Education Association members are still working without a contract. The Ridgewood Education Association is looking for the public’s support to settle their contract dispute with the school board which up till […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|21 Comments

Ridgewood Schools Invites all to Coffee and Conversation

September 2,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, SAVE THE DATES FOR COFFEE WITH THE BOE AND DAN FISHBEIN: Coffee and Conversation Dates Are Announced

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 […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says No More Kicking the Can down the Road for the Ridgewood School Board

Will the kicking of the can continue with the Teachers contract??? Now is the time to stop this nonsense!!

Let’s hope we can at least put a dent in the can! One would think the REA has gotten the message by now. It would appear that most of Ridgewood (excluding the teachers who actually live in town) […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Schools Prep For Back to School

Annual Re-registration is Underway
The annual online Skyward re-registration is open. Parents and guardians, to update your information, please log on to Skyward Family Access via the district website at Click here for details.

School Starts on September 6
Students will return to school on Tuesday, September 6 (minimum day schedule). Opening Day for teachers and support staff […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader say Hold The Line Ridgewood Board of Education

I sincerely hope our Board of Education can remain strong against these union boss Thugs. ( I hate to say it because many teachers don’t want to picket and would be happy to sign what is offered. Their top officers have nothing better to do than prove how superior they are to other leaders and […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|8 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood Teachers Kids and Parents Hostage

Our teachers are behaving disgracefully. And, you know if and when a K is reached they will argue for retroactive raises for the period of time they have been working without one. Yes, it is to their advantage to continue this way and hold the HS kids/parents as hostage. Really wish they would all move […]

By |August 29th, 2016|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment