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Questionable steps lead to new Atlantic City school board leadership

The leadership of the Atlantic City Board of Education changed Monday night in what some called possibly illegal steps.A hastily canceled meeting and allegations that the outgoing vice president no longer lives in Atlantic City helped lead to the 5-4 votes that ousted President John Devlin and Vice President Farook Hossain.Solicitor Tracy Riley ordered the … Read more Questionable steps lead to new Atlantic City school board leadership

Stockton University buying Atlantic City parking lot

Stockton University’s Atlantic City visitors will now have a place to park.The Board of Trustees approved the purchase of 3428 Atlantic Ave., which is owned by the city.The site will cost $383,000, its appraised price.The 11,982-square-foot property is adjacent to the new Stockton residential facility being constructed at the Atlantic City campus.It will support facilities … Read more Stockton University buying Atlantic City parking lot

Atlantic City schools return to all virtual next week

Atlantic City schools will once again return to all-virtual learning next week.“Based on a recent assessment of the current situation, and out of an abundance of caution, the district will close for Hybrid (in-person) instruction and move to Full Remote (virtual) instruction for students and teachers effective” Dec. 14 through Jan. 19, Superintendent Barry Caldwell … Read more Atlantic City schools return to all virtual next week

Atlantic City students return to virtual learning this week

Atlantic City students will go back to virtual learning this week, as a deep-cleaning of all the schools is conducted.Superintendent Barry Caldwell said the decision was “out of an abundance of caution.”Hundreds of teachers and staff called out last week in protest of the return to in-person schooling.They said many of the buildings were not … Read more Atlantic City students return to virtual learning this week

‘Bring your a****s back to work’: Atlantic City board meeting captures superintendent’s mic

Simmering bad blood between the teachers and administration hit a boiling point Tuesday night, when a microphone captured a remark by the superintendent.“Bring your asses back to work,” Superintendent Barry Caldwell is heard saying during the public comment portion of the meeting, which was streamed via Zoom.Caldwell later apologized, saying he had stepped out of … Read more ‘Bring your a****s back to work’: Atlantic City board meeting captures superintendent’s mic