Assembly woman Ellen Jaffee said a strong monitor is needed because a state audit found the Orthodox Jewish majority on the board showed favoritism to Yeshiva students.
A CBS2 investigation that began with an anonymous letter has now prompted a school board leader to resign.
Mary Calamia, a clinical social worker, said she’s not surprised voters on Long Island wanted their voices heard and elected candidates who are in favor of opting out of the Common Core testing.
The Northern Valley Regional High School District in New Jersey rejected a proposal for random student drug testing on Monday.
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.