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PARENTS RUNNING FOR SCHOOL BOARD MAY FACE A WALL OF NJEA DARK MONEY

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IS THE EDUCATION TRUTH PROJECT A NJEA-FUNDED, DARK MONEY PAC?

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Ridgewood NJ, It sure looks like the NJEA is funding another dark money Super PAC, this time aimed squarely at parents running for school board this fall. Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey recently received several tips that New Jersey’s most powerful special interest, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), is funding a new dark money Super PAC aimed at this fall’s school board elections. This would make sense, as a dark money Super PAC would complement the other parts of the NJEA’s multi-pronged, statewide campaign to fight the wave of parental activism in school districts across the state.

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Westwood Regional School District Decides Parents Know Best

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Westwood NJ, the Westwood Regional School District board has given final approval to a parental rights policy that requires the district to notify parents when children display behavior deemed harmful.

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State Senators Introduce legislation to Repeal a Controversial Ruling made by the State Board of Education

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Trenton NJ, Senators Anthony M. Bucco and Michael Testa announced that they plan to introduce legislation to repeal a controversial ruling made by the State Board of Education. The board should shift their focus to updating curriculum that will help students recover from learning loss, the senators said.

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Even Democrat NJ Assembly Speaker and Senate President Say “Elected Boards of Education Decide on the Final Lesson Plans”

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Trenton NJ, don’t blame the State Board of Education for pedophilia in schools ,blame the parents and the local school boards.

Democrat Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin and Democrat Senate President Nicholas Scutari issued the following statement following the New Jersey State Board of Education’s vote to approve several changes to the state’s equity code:

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New Jersey State Board of Education Puts Identity Politics Over Parents

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Trenton NJ, Senators Anthony M. Bucco and Michael Testa said that the State Board of Education is focused more on advancing identity politics than building stronger relationships between parents and teachers in response to the board’s vote to approve a proposal to remove “equality” in the “Managing for Equality and Equity in Education” Chapter of New Jersey’s Administrative Code. The board should be more respectful of parental rights, the senators said.

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Lawmakers Call for NJ State Board of Education to Stop Hiding Behind Pandemic

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Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Steven Oroho and Senator Jean Stanfield blasted the State Board of Education for continuing to deny the public direct access to its meetings under the guise of “ongoing public health concerns.”

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A List of Useful Items That Will Help You Take Care of Your Toddler

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The world is changing and parents have become very career-oriented making it quite difficult for them to actively look after their toddlers. Being parents, they do want to be there for their toddlers as effectively as possible. Here is a list of items that will help them.  Continue reading A List of Useful Items That Will Help You Take Care of Your Toddler

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NJ State Board of Education Mandates Force Creepy Sex Ed on School Districts

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Trenton NJ, Senator Holly Schepisi (R-39) responded to the State Board of Education’s refusal to reconsider or delay controversial new sex education standards that school districts have been mandated to enact through their curricula this fall:

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US Department of Education : War On Parents

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Ridgewood NJ, last October, the Biden Justice Department ordered the FBI to stop alleged “threats and acts of violence” against school officials who were the largest of frustrated parents. The move was prompted by a letter from the National School Board Association to Justice claiming that parents who object to mask mandates and the imposition of critical race theory were engaging in “a form of domestic terrorism.”

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Hawthorne Police Traffic Bureau School safety advisory, When dropping off and picking up at schools

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police Traffic Bureau community advisory. When dropping off and picking up at schools, please follow the school plan for drop off and pickup. Crossing Guards are in place for the safety of the children, and the upmost priority is safety of the children crossing. Crossing guards are parents, grandparents aunts and uncles etc. Please obey traffic laws and speed limits, both in school zones and in neighborhoods surrounding. Parking within 25ft. of crosswalk, 50ft. of stop signs double parking, loading and unloading of children from vehicles in unauthorized areas will be enforced by police.

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Ridgewood Schools Alternative Schedules Initiative Community Presentation

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November 29, 2021

Dear Ridgewood Public Schools Community,

As part of the Alternative Schedules Initiative, the District is investigating new K-12 schedule options, as well as alternative start and end times. Research by the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as other well-documented studies, indicates that a later start time for adolescents helps align their circadian rhythms resulting in improved physical health, academic performance, safety, and overall wellbeing. Given our commitment to nurturing the development of the whole child, we believe we would be remiss if we did not examine the current structure of our school day and consider potential adjustments that reflect these data.

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Americans Say Parents Should Be Concerned About Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, most Americans believe parents are right to be concerned about controversial teaching in public schools, and reject the claim that these are “phony” issues.

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Top Practical Gifts That You Can Give To Your Parents

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So, you are looking for the perfect gifts for your parents. As years go by, it becomes challenging getting the perfect gift for different classes of people. This situation is caused by so many varieties available in the market, making the whole process challenging. What should a parent’s gift possess? When people start aging, they would want gifts that are simple to use but effective. Your parents are not exempted from this. Whether you are looking for a Christmas, anniversary, birthday, or just an everyday gift, it has to be a simple one that adds value. Here are some practical gifts for your parents.

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The Ridgewood Superintendent Search Survey Recorded 2,000 Responses

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Ridgewood NJ,  according to the Superintendent Search Committee,  the superintendent search survey closed on Friday, December 18, and over 2,000 responses from teachers, staff, parents, students, and community members were received. The survey was designed by R-PAT Solutions, LLC, and the wording is part of their process. The next step is to begin formally interviewing applicants next month. A large number of candidates from all backgrounds have submitted applications.