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Ridgewood Council selects firms to conduct impact studies

file photo by Boyd Loving

JANUARY 14, 2016    LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016, 3:17 PM
BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

The Village Council decided this week to go forward with multifamily housing impact studies on education, municipal planning, fiscal impact and traffic, hiring three firms to complete the work.

Ross Haber Associates (education), RBA Group […]

By |January 15th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

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RIDGEWOOD SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ON AUGUST 24, 2015

The  Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, August 24 2015 at 5 p.m.

The public is invited to attend the meeting at the Ed Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3. The meeting will be aired live on FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel […]

By |August 16th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood school officials respond to low score on teacher evaluation

AUGUST 14, 2015    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015, 12:31 AM

BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Ridgewood education leaders this week expressed disappointment with the recently released AchieveNJ Teacher Evaluation chart, saying the scoring system doesn’t tell the entire story.

Village teachers scored collectively low in the evaluation, a tool used by the state to […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Christie agrees to study later school start times

A new state law requires New Jersey’s Department of Education to study the feasibility and potential benefits or consequences of starting school later at middle and high schools. (Adam Clark, NJ.com) http://www.nj.com/education/2015/08/new_jersey_will_study_later_school_start_times.html#incart_river

By |August 11th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

RIDGEWOOD BOE MEETING AUGUST 24th, 5PM

RIDGEWOOD SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ON AUGUST 24, 2015

The  Ridgewood Board of Education will hold a Regular Public Meeting on Monday, August 24 2015 at 5 p.m.

The public is invited to attend the meeting at the Ed Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3. The meeting will be aired live on FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel […]

By |August 9th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Tenafly, Ridgewood study late school start

AUGUST 8, 2015    LAST UPDATED: SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015, 1:21 AM
BY HANNAN ADELY
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

New Jersey middle and high schools start their day on average at 8 a.m. — on par with other schools in the nation but too early for students to get a good night’s sleep, according to medical experts.

And that, […]

By |August 9th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|4 Comments

Lazy summer days harder to come by in North Jersey; some say schoolwork over break is too much

AUGUST 7, 2015, 7:51 PM    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015, 11:48 PM
BY HANNAN ADELY
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

The freewheeling summer celebrated in countless songs and poems isn’t so carefree for many students who come home from school in June with hefty homework assignments that span grades and subjects.

Summer homework isn’t a new thing, but […]

By |August 8th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood school board member Michele Lenhard resigns

August 6,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Michele Lenhard has resigned from the Ridgewood Board of Education (BOE) effective Aug. 1, stepping down from the elected position she has held since 2007. School officials told The Ridgewood News this week that Lenhard is relocating out of the district. ( http://www.northjersey.com/news/education/ridgewood-school-board-member-resigns-1.1387946 )

The Ridgewood Board of Education […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

N.J. judge says parents can’t be made to pay for kids’ bullying

AUGUST 5, 2015, 11:26 AM    LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2015, 12:00 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS

SOMERVILLE — A New Jersey judge has ruled that the parents of alleged bullies cannot be held financially liable for their children’s actions.

The ruling came Monday in a lawsuit against the Flemington-Raritan and Central Regional School Districts by the family of […]

By |August 6th, 2015|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Incumbent to run unopposed for Ridgewood Board of Ed again?

August 5,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, School board incumbent Vince Loncto is running unopposed for another three-year term on the five-member Ridgewood Board of Education. Loncto currently serves as BOE vice president.

This is now the second time the BOE has managed to pull this off . Leading once again to questions about notification […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|9 Comments