Chris Cerf found the deal between teachers and the Ramsey school board exceeded a three-year limit on contracts.
Criminal background checks for school board members is now the law in New Jersey.
New Jersey school budgets and school board candidates will be up for votes in a rare Wednesday election. The school elections were moved to Wednesday so they wouldn’t conflict with Passover this year.
By a vote of seven to nothing, the Board made the decision Wednesday night to close it down for good and lease the property out.