Schools

Downbeach Parents Support Ocean City School Board Whistle-Blower.

Downbeach parents are getting a closer look at how local school boards operate, particularly in Ocean City and Atlantic City. Parents don’t like what they’re hearing from an Ocean City school board whistle-blower. Parents equally appalled by the student safety conditions within Atlantic City’s school district. Last week, Ocean City school board member Suzanne Morgan …

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Ventnor Mayor Endorses Controversial Atlantic City School Superintendent Pick

Watch BREAKING AC video clips from OCT 26, 2021. Ventnor Mayor Beth Holtzman was thrilled to hear that LaQuetta Small will be the next Atlantic City School District superintendent. So much so, Holtzman attended Tuesday night’s AC School board meeting to publicly endorse Small. LaQuetta Small is the wife of Atlantic City Mayor, Marty Small. …

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Student Sex Abuse Scandal? Will Ventnor Vote For Small as Atlantic City School Boss?

Did Atlantic City School Principal, LaQuetta Small, do enough to stop her PREDATOR cousin from roaming the school district of AC? Even after he was caught, Small said NOTHING when her pedophile cousin, Kayan Frazier, was hired a few months later by NJ Child Protective services. You can’t make this stuff up. Ventnor parents need …

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Ventnor Parents Waking Up to Atlantic City High School Mis-management?

Are Ventnor parents finally waking up to wasteful spending and growing danger within Atlantic City High School? Only 25% of Atlantic City High School students can pass a basic Math or English test. AC School District leadership fumbling student violence and child predator problem. Ventnor sends 191 students to Atlantic City High School at a …

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Ventnor OK’s Pay Raise for Controversial Atlantic City School Boss

On June 30, Ventnor voted YES and gave controversial Atlantic City school superintendent, Barry Caldwell, a new contract worth over $220,000 per year. Michael Cupeles is Ventnor’s new representative on the Atlantic City School Board. This seat comes with voting rights. Cupeles voted YES to the Atlantic City School Superintendent’s 12% raise. Other employees only …

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Ventnor Changes Atlantic City School Board Rep, Again.

For the 4th time in a year, Ventnor will change their representation on the Atlantic City School Board. Michael Cupeles will now represent students, parents, and all taxpayers of Ventnor as a member of AC’s School Board. Ventnor is a ‘sending district’ to Atlantic City High School and gets a seat on the board. Ventnor …

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Ventnor’s Advena Frustrated by Atlantic City School Board Dysfunction

Ventnor is a ‘sending district’ to Atlantic City High School. Atlantic City School District always in a state of chaos. Watch video above. Meetings never seem to focus on kids. Rather, the highly politicized board battles incessantly over lawsuits, contracts, investigations, conflicts of interest, personnel and pay raises. Shameful stuff. Ventnor sends a fair amount of …

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Advena Picked to Represent Ventnor on Chaotic Atlantic City School Board. Student Sex Abuse Investigation?

Ventnor parents are asking: where’s the investigation of child sex abuse within the Atlantic City school district? That’s just one of the priorities for Michael Advena, the latest AC school board member to represent Ventnor, a ‘sending district‘ to Atlantic City High School. Atlantic City substitute teacher, Kayan Frazier, a relative of ACHS principal LaQuetta …

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Margate Students Returning To Classrooms Sept 3. Did Online ZOOM Teaching Work?

First day of Margate school is September 3. All classes will be taught in-person, daily from 8:15a til 12:15p. Learn more at next Margate Board of Education meeting, 6p. Wednesday, Aug. 12. Masks must be worn by staff and students unless socially distanced. Students will not have lunch or recess. Children provided time for snack. …

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Ventnor School District Re-Opening Plan

On Thursday, August 6th at 5PM, the Ventnor school reopening plan will be shared with the Board of Education and the general public. Dr. Carmela Somershoe, Superintendent of Ventnor School District will lead the presentation. The meeting link will be posted at www.veccnj.org. The presentation include info regarding 2 options for students: Hybrid in-person learning …

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How Atlantic City Screws Ventnor in High School Tuition Deal

Michele Masterman is leading a group of Ventnor taxpayers who want to change the insane tuition deal between Ventnor and the Atlantic City School District. Some parents want Ventnor to start it’s own high school. Or, at the very least, find another education facility for our 200 High School students. Masterman is a 2018 Teacher …

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Margate School Superintendent Baruffi Considers Consolidation

City Commissioners requested wanted an update on the Margate School District. Are we on the right track with our schools? On Feb. 20, members of the Margate Board of Education were in attendance to watch Superintendent Baruffi address Mayor Becker and Commissioners Amodeo and Blumberg. Note: Mayor Becker has sole authority to appoint Margate School …

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Margate School District Ripe For Downsizing & Consolidation

Oh the fun when the Margate Commissioners invite public comment. 3 minutes to say anything. No questions, please. Better make your point quick, too. Keep an eye on that countdown clock. Loud buzzer gonna cut you off. Next….. Snickers. Groans. Occasionally a smile. Biting facts, figures…. some wrapped in silly snark. Commissioners giggle nervously. They know …

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2019 Margate School Teacher Salaries

2019 Margate School Teacher Salaries As a public service to all Margate Taxpayers, these are the base salaries for the Margate NJ School District Teachers.  Base salaries below do not include additional compensation like healthcare, pension, longevity, unused sick & vacation time payouts. It costs Margate taxpayers approx $32,000 per student. Student enrollment has slipped …

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