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Ridgewood NJ, The countdown to the School Election is underway! Next Tuesday, April 16, Ridgewood voters will cast their ballots on next year’s school budget. Schools will be closed for Spring Recess but the polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
This the school board that puts their own interests above that of the students or the taxpayers , using taxpayer money to circumvent the community by extending their terms till 2020 .
“Today in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Law Division, The Honorable Robert C. Wilson, J.S.C, issued the following opinion in the Verified Complaint filed on January 18, 2019, by the Office of the Superintendent of Ridgewood Public Schools seeking clarification of Ridgewood Board of Education Member election dates: Judge Wilson ruled that the terms of a board of education member cannot be shortened. Therefore, there will only be a budget election during April 2019 and not an election for seats on the Ridgewood Board of Education. Based on this opinion, elections for seats on the Ridgewood Board of Education will be scheduled as follows: The next board of education election will be in April 2020. Those interested in running for a seat on the Ridgewood Board of Education in April 2020 and beyond are encouraged to check out candidate information available on the Ridgewood Public School website: https://www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us/our_district/board_of_education/board_election_information “