Some better news: School Board 10/20/10

Dr. Evans brought better news to the Board of Education on Wednesday night. The meeting was called to order at 7:05 with Best, Guzman, Irving, Kerr, Mendez and Simmons present. Rodriguez and Hodges entered at 7:10 and Taylor at 7:30 pm. Evans announced that the special auditors

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All alone, waiting for Superman

Yesterday, I went to see “Waiting for Superman, with four colleagues. Going with my trusted colleagues is very important to this story, because I didn’t go alone. As I think back upon the film, I’m stuck by the isolation of everybody in it-parents, children, teachers, experts. They

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Paterson School Board Workshop, Sept 1: Ready for School?

We’ll be covering the Paterson School Board meetings from now on.  Last night, September 1, the board held its regular workshop meeting at 6:17. Present for roll call were Commissioners Best, Guzman, Irving, Simmons and Taylor.  Commissioners Hodges and Kerr entered at 6:28 and Commissioner Mendez at

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PEF is blogging!

Hello, world! Paterson Education Fund’s Irene Sterling and Rosie Grant aim to keep you up to date on education issues in Paterson, in our state and around our world. And we hope to hear from you as we go. What is your burning education question? Will Paterson

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25th Anniversary Celebration

Created in 1983 by the Ford Foundation through the Public Education Fund, PEF began its work by providing small grants to teachers. Over time, PEF has moved from “doing good” to “making a difference” to “stimulating change.” The next 25 years will be even more challenging as

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