Survey of Montclair Residents Shows Strong Support for Elected Board of Education, “Second Round” to Help Set Timing, BOE Model for Referendum

A survey of Montclair residents indicates strong support for having the township moving from an appointed to an elected Board of Education, along with backing for an inventive, ward-based model of electing BOE members.

Vote Montclair releases survey on elected Board of Education

Vote Montclair has released a survey on the adoption of an elected Board of Education, and other questions related to voter engagement in the township. The survey will guide Vote Montclair in its efforts to have the township covert from an appointed Board of Education to one elected by voters. Currently, Montclair is one ofContinue reading “Vote Montclair releases survey on elected Board of Education”

(Op-Ed) Now More Than Ever, Montclair Needs an Elected BOE

The following was written by Vote Montclair founder Erik D’Amato, and published on July 7, 2020 in the Montclair Times. As of this week Montclair has a new mayor, a new superintendent of schools, and a new search for a high school principal. But unlike the overwhelming majority of school districts in New Jersey andContinue reading “(Op-Ed) Now More Than Ever, Montclair Needs an Elected BOE”