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Montclair Fund for Women unveils new grant cycle
Montclair Fund for Women unveils new grant cycle
The Montclair Fund for Women has kicked off its 2018-2019 grant-making cycle and will be accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations through Feb. 16. Montclair Fund for Women’s grant-making focuses on programs that promote social and economic justice and educational advancement and achievement for women and girls of color, as well as supporting the strategic strengthening of historic black or
Montclair BOE discusses assessment of special education program
Montclair BOE discusses assessment of special education program
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A proposed resolution to do an assessment of Montclair's special education program was among the items brought up during a long, occasionally tense board of education meeting Wednesday night. In its current form, the resolution calls for several components, including data on the number of special education students in each grade, determining how needs were cla
Montclair schools hold think tank to discuss health and sex education curriculum
Montclair schools hold think tank to discuss health and sex education curriculum
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news How should Montclair be teaching its students about health and sexuality? The school district is in the process of overhauling its curriculum for health and sexual education. As part of that process, the district hosted a “think tank” at the George Inness Annex Thursday night, Nov. 30. Th...
Montclair BOE finally approves posting of job for student equity advocate role
Montclair BOE finally approves posting of job for student equity advocate role
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The student advocate position took center stage at Monday night’s board of education meeting. And the discussion, both between board members and the public, got rather tense at times. The Montclair BOE approved the posting of the job description, following a long, animated and occasionally tense back-and-forth among board members about the need for the posit

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