Paterson Education Fund 2015 Newsletter

To find out more about Our View: Paterson’s Time for Local Control, Creating Pathways to College and Careers, Falling OFF the “Fiscal Cliff: Is There a Way Back? and our Coming Events, please check out our Annual Newsletter! Click on the link below: PEF 2015 Newsletter

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MOTH Goes to Costa Rica!

On April 7, 2015, the young members of MOTH, Matter Observed Through Hombres, ventured out for five days on an adventure of a lifetime. Displaying courage and determination, MOTH traveled over five thousand miles to a remote location where nature still remains truly wild- the Osa Peninsula,

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No Child Left Behind and Testing

Jia Lee, a special education teacher from The Earth School in NYC, gave testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on January 21st to discuss the impact of No Child Left Behind’s testing and accountability provisions on public school children.  Up for debate was

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Pathways to College: Stay the Course

On September 27, 2014, PEF held a Youth Leadership Retreat titled “Pathways to College: Stay the Course”. All the presentations were planned and led by the youth who participate in PEF’s programs. The first presentation was done by E3 University whereby they shared what activities they did

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Call for community input in SIG regulations

Paterson – Paterson Education Fund is a member of the National Journey for Justice Alliance.  For years, the Journey for Justice Alliance – a coalition of grassroots education organizations in 22 cities – has resisted federal education “reform” policies. As an alternative to the harmful trend of

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Election Petitions

  Given that this year will be Paterson’s 1st November School Board Election, I decided we should call the authorities to get official information.  After all, petitions for would be candidates are due by 4:00pm on July 28.  The first call was to the Passaic County Board

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