Resolution gave Attorney Mark Tabakin authority to issue subpoenas to relevant parties to provide documents and appear before the board to testify.
Farrell warned about privatization, charter schools and education reform.
Montclair Cares About Schools Warns Against More Testing and Superintendent's Corporate Mentality at Forum
More rigorous testing, CCSS, Governor Christie and Superintendent MacCormack criticized.
More concern from residents over new curriculum, assessments, and Common Core State Standards.
Shepard has filed an "unfair labor practice charge" against Coke.
More criticism surrounding its standardized assessments and grumblings that Superintendent MacCormack lacked a proper certification mandated by the state.
The Strategic plan will address seven goals for Montclair Public Schools over the next two years.
Montclair Board Meeting: More Miller Talk, Problem With Performance Report and Two Members Farewells
District and Individual Teachers of the year are also awarded.
Montclair Board Meeting: Questions About Student Survey, Standardized Testing Changes, Budget Passed
$95,000 student survey is questioned.
BoE and MEA working with mediator, Dr. MacCormack discusses achievement gap.
Hire two new supervisors in central office, replace special assistant to the super with talent officer, and create Deans of Students positions.
“What I need to truly be ready in my mind for this position is to understand the community, understand the context."
MEA members turned out at BoE meeitng in a standing-room-only crowd and appeared to dictate the agenda.
Allows teachers and principals to have a shared understanding of what constitutes quality teaching and encourages principals to get into classrooms more.