Are you a champion?

Are you a champion? If you are, Paterson Public Schools needs you.  We need you to run for the school board. We are entering the most difficult series of challenges ever faced by our children. We face people in power in Trenton who believe our children have

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Ready, set, go! Costa Rica here we come!

The countdown isn’t over for 8 young Paterson women.  The New Year’s Eve ball may have dropped, but they are still counting the days until they leave for the rain forests of Costa Rica’s Osa peninsula on January 13. This will be the third group of young women that PEF has

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Build our new school to educate the children

How long, Gov. Christie, how long? Our children sit in substandard, inadequate and obsolete schools. You could fix it. Just one word to the SDA, “Go!” For Paterson’s children, four projects sit waiting for action.  The most needed is the one at Hazel and Marshall  Streets. Stalled

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Hands on! Motivating younger learners with young learners

I participated in professional development at two national conferences last week, hence no blogs. My brain gets too full! I find I’m not only taking in the content of the meetings, but dreaming about how to use the knowledge to push us forward. It’s the activist in

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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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