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