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Ridgewood NJ, according to the NJ Department of Education since 2008 Ridgewood High School’s ranking has declined from number 7 over all to number 36 . In the same 10 year period the Ridgewood school budget has nearly doubled to a whopping $110,000,000.
In recent years Ridgewood High School has become more known for staging protests student fights and sexting scandals than academic achievement.
While parents are held hostage by veiled threats from administrators and the with holding of recommendation letters from teachers .
The Ridgewood board of education spent over 20 minutes during Monday nights BOE meeting finalizing the steps they are going to take in next three Board of Education meetings to reverse the Village council’s vote giving resident back the vote on School Budgets and take away that budget vote from Ridgewood taxpayers .
During the meeting ,Ridgewood Public School Business Administrator Antoinette Kelly reviewed the draft schedule for the 2019-2020 school year budgeting process, which begins in October and ends with the school election in April. The BOE then passed a resolution to revisit the Village of Ridgewood Council vote to restore the April election. The Board will invite the Council to discuss the issue, as well as offer public hearings on the topic this fall.