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Ridgewood Board of Education is set to Appoint the New Interim Superintendent on Monday

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Ridgewood NJ,  the word is Ridgewood Board of Education is set to appoint the new Interim Superintendent, Dr. Leonard D. Fitts at Monday’s public meeting.

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Ridgewood Parents Voice Concerns With Overcrowded Kindergartens

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Ridgewood NJ, once again poor planning and misrepresentation of the impact of high density housing by both previous Village and the Ridgewood Board of Education officials  have come back to bite the Ridgewood taxpayers .  Parents have voiced concerns over how the  lack of aides in kindergarten classrooms is affecting students’ safety and learning .

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Ridgewood School Releases the 2022-2023 Preliminary Budget

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Ridgewood NJ, while Village residents voted to no longer vote on Ridgewood ‘s massive School Budget , budget discussions with the Ridgewood Board of Education  have become merely a formality . On Monday  Dr. Gorman, Mr. Bisig, Ms. Poelstra presented the 2022-2023 Preliminary Budget supports curriculum revisions and instructional resources; professional development aligned to the strategic plan goals and innovative programming, and staff/resources to support the academic program. The budget addresses the responsible maintenance of our buildings and grounds and stays within the guidelines of the New Jersey Statutory State caps. The presentation was followed by an opportunity for comments from the public on the preliminary budget. The final budget will be presented at the May 9, 2022 Board of Education Meeting.

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The Ridgewood Board of Education will Review the Preliminary Budget TONIGHT

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education will review the preliminary budget TONIGHT and there will be an opportunity for public comment. Word is that both board members Muhammad Mahmoud and Sheila Brogan will be promoting hiring  HUNDREDS of new teacher aids for Ridgewood schools which could tank the enormous district budget.

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Parents Voice Frustration Over Ridgewood School District Staffing Shortages

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Ridgewood NJ, Staffing shortages, particularly aides and substitutes, have become a major issue for public schools statewide as well as in Ridgewood . The Ridgewood Board of Education has discussed strategies to attract applicants for these positions.

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The “Woke Agenda” Threatens to Undermine Parents Rights of Child-Raising

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Ridgewood NJ, as the Governor’s Administration persists with efforts to indoctrinate students with values and beliefs that reflect political policies, Senator Joe Pennacchio has vowed to continue fighting for New Jersey parents.

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Does it Only Take A Phone Call to Limit Field Use in Ridgewood ?

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Ridgewood NJ, at a recent fields committee meeting Keith Cook, RHS Athletic Director, said he has limited the hours at Glen School in response to neighbor’s complaints. As a Ridgewood Board of Education field it’s his call.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Postpones Later School Start Initiative

the Board of Education feels it needs more time to convince parents that a later start is what they want 

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education discussed the Alternative Schedules Initiative, recapping some issues that came up following the December community presentation. At that time, the community survey was postponed. The Alternative Schedules Task Force met in January to explore the next steps and ways to further educate the community about this topic.

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School Ethics Commission Recommends Censure for a Current and Former Ridgewood Board of Education Members

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Ridgewood NJ, the state’s School Ethics Commission is recommending censure for a current and former Ridgewood Board of Education members over actions stemming from a 2020 election dispute.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Special Public Meeting March 1, 2022 at 6:00 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education meets on March 1, 2022 at 6:00 PM for a Special Public Meeting at the Education Center.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Requires Mask For Parents But Not For Teachers

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Ridgewood NJ, a Ridgewood mother Ashley Laub spoke out Wednesday after parents were asked to mask up at a school board meeting shortly after teachers were seen taking photos without masks.

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Kwak Elected First Ridgewood BOE President Who Can Add

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Ridgewood NJ, is it just us or was the recent headline in the TapintoRidgewood extremely offensive ? The Tap headline reads ,“Kwak Elected First BOE President of Color”, of “Color”  so what “color” exactly is she and did Ridgewood just get transformed into the 1950’s deep south? Is bigotry that ingrained ?  Nothing like trying to take a demeaning backhanded swipe at the new president of the Ridgewood Board of Education.

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Ridgewood Board of Education to Swear in Board Members and Elect a New BOE President

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education meets on January 10, 2022 at 6:00 PM for an Executive Session and 7:00 PM for a Reorganization/Regular Public Meeting at the Education Center.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Reorganization January 10, 2022 at  7:00 PM

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The Ridgewood Board of Education meets on January 10, 2022 at  7:00 PM for a Reorganization/Regular Public Meeting at the Education Center.
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Happy New Year from the Ridgewood blog !

Happy New Year

Wishing a happy, healthy and safe New Year!

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the Ridgewood blog will be resting up from our new year festivities today with intermittent posts , but we will be up and running  on Sunday January 2nd 2022

thank you for all your overwhelming support !!!