Decrease In Teachers That Are Paid By NCLB & IDEA Grants

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Published: December 4, 2014
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Decrease In Teachers That Are Paid By NCLB & IDEA Grants  | read this item

The Board Of Education (BOE) approved Federal Programs Salary Allocations for the 2014-15, which is a combination of federal grant money from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funding. The grant money for both programs are in place to assist a school district with expenses related to improve the […]

65% Of 2014 Tax Increase Due To School District. Coming Years A Concern For RPSD.

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Published: November 23, 2014
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65% Of 2014 Tax Increase Due To School District. Coming Years A Concern For RPSD.  | read this item

With an increase of $800,475.00 in the 2014 tax levy – the largest annual increase since 2007 – the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) accounts for 65% of the increase to be paid by property taxes. The school district also accounts for the largest portion of this year’s tax levy, with around 52¢ of every dollar […]

15-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With RPHS Lockdown

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Published: November 20, 2014
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15-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With RPHS Lockdown  | read this item

A 15-year-old male attending the 9th grade of Roselle Park High School (RPHS) was arrested by Roselle Park Police. The arrest was a result of an investigation by the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) following the precautionary lockdown at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) on Monday morning. The lockdown was as in response to […]

Temporary Lockdown At RPHS

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Published: November 17, 2014
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Temporary Lockdown At RPHS  | read this item

Roselle Park High School (RPHS) had a lockdown from 9:25 a.m. until just a little before 11 in the morning. According to RPHS principal Sarah Costa, a student had reported that he overhead other students discussing a gun while on school property. “We immediately locked down and called in the Roselle Park Police Department”, stated […]

BOE Begins Work With Grant Writer

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Published: November 9, 2014
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BOE Begins Work With Grant Writer  | read this item

The Board Of Education (BOE) has hired a grant writing firm to help the district lessen the burden on taxpayers by finding funds from outside organizations and agencies. At the October 7th BOE meeting, the Board voted on and approved the school district contract with Millennium Strategies, LLC (link) out of Caldwell, New Jersey, to […]

RPSD To Pass Dating Violence Policy

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Published: November 8, 2014
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RPSD To Pass Dating Violence Policy  | read this item

In a continuing effort to address issues of violence and bullying among students, the Roselle Park Board Of Education (RP BOE) had a first reading to include a school district policy titled “Dating Violence At School”. The policy defines ‘dating violence’ as any act or incident characterized by “physical, emotional, verbal, or sexual abuse; digital […]

BOE Candidates Comment After Election

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Published: November 8, 2014
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BOE Candidates Comment After Election  | read this item

The first Board Of Education (BOE) in years to have more candidates than seats available ended Tuesday with only a little over 100 votes separating newcomers Rodric Bowman and Sundjata Sekou, with Mr. Bowman receiving the 3rd highest number of votes to join incumbent candidates Chris Miller and Jeof Vita on the BOE. After the […]

Bowman, Miller, And Vita Win BOE Seats

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Published: November 4, 2014
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Bowman, Miller, And Vita Win BOE Seats  | read this item

With the unofficial results in, Rodric Bowman, Chris Miller, and Jeof Vita win seats on the Board Of Education (BOE) for the next three years. Mr. Miller and Mr. Vita are already on the BOE and will be returning for another three years while newcomer Rodric Bowman will be in the seat that was left […]

BOE Candidates Take Part In 3&3

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Published: November 3, 2014
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BOE Candidates Take Part In 3&3  | read this item

In the midst of the recent developments of the election for municipal offices, most notably that of mayor, attention has been drawn away from the other important election – that of the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE). The election that decides who will be responsible for the use of over 50% of property taxes […]

A Conversation With Chris Miller

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Published: October 27, 2014
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A Conversation With Chris Miller  | read this item

The fourth candidate for the 2014 Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) is Chris Miller. Chris started on the BOE five years ago when he submitted his request to be seated on the Board to fulfill the unexpired term of an outgoing BOE member. Having been chosen, he ran for his first full term in […]

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