Change proposed by student board representatives Justin Comini and Jacob Kugelmass.
Urging action from the Montclair school board
District anticipated interest rate of 4.2% — bond sold to RBC Capital Market with a rate of 3.52%.
Board members Yvonne W. Bouknight, Brian Fleischer and Monk Inyang sworn in.
Latifah Jannah and Priscilla Church thanked the community during their last public meeting.
“Grief is complicated,” Thomas Creaser said. “In our experience with cancer, grief began with the diagnosis, but then grief continues after a student loses a loved one.”
Votes from two Montclair districts remained outstanding until Wednesday.
Black and Hispanic students, economically disadvantaged students, and others fall behind.
Vote counts from two districts are under seal, pending a court order.
92% of Montclair district results were reported as of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
10,837 voters backed the referendum question, with only 2,067 opted against the measure.
Polls will be open in Montclair until 8 p.m.
Arbitrator ruled last month that former principal Joseph Putrino be reinstated.
“Montclair now has old crumbling schools, with old leaky roofs, old boilers and an infrastructure that has seen better days,” David Herron writes.