Board members Yvonne W. Bouknight, Brian Fleischer and Monk Inyang sworn in.
By LOUIS C. HOCHMAN email@example.com The founder of Vote Montclair said in a message to his mailing list Friday he’d “let down friends and collaborators” when he wrote a piece […]
The two just-elected Board of Education members who Vote Montclair had backed say group founder Erik D’Amato doesn’t speak for them “nor anyone else who was involved with the now defunct Vote Montclair.”
What a quickly run race with a crowded field, held in March, does and doesn’t tell us
It was an election marked by high interest — with nine candidates seeking seats and voters picking board members directly for the first time in Montclair’s history — but low turnout.
The nine candidates answered six questions sent by Montclair Local.
But they agree on the importance of two topics — infrastructure and special education.
Brian Fleischer says both have reached out to him, a former Montclair schools business administrator, to deepen their understanding.
“A vote for Phaedra is a vote for our children, a vote for parents and all of our community’s stakeholders to have a seat at the table,” Shaviece Osborne says.
League of Women voters forum is first of multiple events with the candidates this month.
Elected board members will serve a term of one year and nine months.