Talia (she/her) is the education reporter for Montclair Local and is always looking for ways to view stories through a solutions journalism lens. She has spent time in newsrooms of all sizes and scopes. From National Public Radio in Washington D.C. to Transitions Online in Prague, Talia has written around the world and across topic areas. She has written stories about indigenous language revitalization in Alaska, social justice marches on Washington, and land use in Charlottesville, VA. Most recently, she worked for Public Herald, a nonprofit investigative news organization covering fracking in the United States.
Preschool expansion underway in Montclair school district, Ponds says
The district intends to change the way it conducts its lottery for the free preschool program.
Bouknight, Fleischer, and Inyang elected to Montclair school board
Votes from two Montclair districts remained outstanding until Wednesday.
State assessments reveal achievement drops across the Montclair school district
Black and Hispanic students, economically disadvantaged students, and others fall behind.
Wait for Montclair school board election results continues
Vote counts from two districts are under seal, pending a court order.
Montclair school leaders celebrate referendum win, look to future
The first step will be advertising for and hiring a construction manager.
Poll results show close school board race, with some results yet to come
92% of Montclair district results were reported as of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Montclair voters overwhelmingly back $187.7 million investment in schools
10,837 voters backed the referendum question, with only 2,067 opted against the measure.
Montclair’s Buzz Aldrin school adopts anti-bullying program
The initiative is intended to help Buzz Aldrin students and staff to create a school-run No Place for Hate Committee.
Students, parents, and district rally around Renaissance Principal Maria Francisco
Arbitrator ruled last month that former principal Joseph Putrino be reinstated.
District hoping to schedule additional game for Montclair High School football team
In talks to play game at Montclair State University, superintendent said Wednesday.