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Beloved Ex-Hasbrouck Heights Teacher Sean Dolan Dies

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ — Sean Dolan, a beloved former teacher at Euclid Elementary School and lifelong educator, died Saturday after a two-and-a-half year battle with cancer. He was 50.

Donal was a popular and well-loved teacher, principal, superintendent, and coach in many school districts, his obituary states. He taught in Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge, and Mountain Lakes. He started the wrestling programs at Wood-Ridge and Mountain Lakes.

Later, he was a vice principal in Randolph and Mountain Lakes. He also took pride in coaching the Randolph High School football team and the Mountain Lakes High School soccer and wrestling teams.

He then became principal of the Borough School in Morris Plains for many years when he took such pride in not only his school but the community.

He finished his career in education as superintendent of schools in Fredon Township when he had to take a medical retirement in 2016.

He cared so much about the districts that he worked in and knew the names of all of his students, teachers, faculty members, and parents, the obituary states.

Dolan had a passion for music. He enjoyed playing the drums and in his early years he was a singer and songwriter in his own band. He performed at a festival at Montclair State University and at New York City night clubs.

His passion for creative writing never faded. After his diagnosis, he authored two books: A children’s book called “The Boy With The Sketch Book” and a book of poetry, “Sleeping With Lions.”

He read “The Boy With The Sketch Book” and shared his story to never give up on your goals no matter what.

Dolan is survived by his parents, John and Bernadette (nee Capelli), wife of 24 years, Lisa, daughter Cameron, sons Grayson and Ethan, brother Evan Dolan, aunt Angela and uncle Joey Starr, mother- and father-in-law Tony and Adrianne DiBello, sister- and brother-in-law Rebecca and Scott Ruland, nephew Shane, cousins Darren Starr and Jody Zizza, and many friends, students, and colleagues.

Visitation is Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. at St. Brigid Church, 129 Main St., Peapack. A funeral Mass is Thursday at 11 a.m., at St. Brigid Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, Md. 21741-5028, or online at mskcc.org.

Email: daniel.hubbard@patch.com

Photo: Sean Dolan (Courtesy of Bailey Funeral Home/background image via Shutterstock)

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A Medley of Flavors at Melange by Spice Route

Vegetable dumplings and samosas at Melange by Spice Route in Parsippany. Photo by Shelby Vittek

In 2017, the owners of Spice Route, a popular Indian restaurant in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, took over the restaurant formerly known as Melange in Parsippany. On a recent visit, the owner told me that he didn’t want to have to completely rebrand, only to add his own part to it—hence the addition of “by Spice Route” to the restaurant’s name.

Now known as Melange by Spice Route, the restaurant still has the Asian fusion menu it’s always been known for, with Thai, Malaysian, Chinese, and now, Indian influences. As such, it encompasses a range of different dishes. Here, you can get pad Thai, fried rice, satay, and dumplings, as well as lamb biryani and naan. There really is something for everyone on the menu, and a good place to go if not everyone in the group is craving the same cuisine.

When I stopped in for dinner with a friend last month, the restaurant was somewhat empty, with only a couple other tables with diners. It wasn’t a sign of bad food, or bad service. With an $11 buffet lunch special, Melange by Spice Route is more popular as a lunch spot, especially with so many business parks located nearby.

Dal makhani and lamb vindaloo at Melange by Spice Route. Photo by Shelby Vittek

Our server was friendly and attentive, and the owner was happy to answer any questions we had about the dishes on the large, somewhat overwhelming menu. We started with an order of steamed vegetable dumplings ($7) and samosas ($5), stuffed with masala-spiced potato and peas and served alongside two dipping sauces: a cilantro chutney and a sweet tamarind sauce. The dumplings were fresh and plump, but we preferred the samosas, which were crisp and flavorful.

For our entrees, we ordered lamb vindaloo ($17), a traditional Indian dish with chunks of tender, juicy lamb prepared in a stew-like sauce of chiles, vinegar and spices. It was delicious, with the right amount of heat. I devoured the dal makhani ($11), featuring black lentils that are cooked over a low fire overnight and finished with butter and tomato gravy. They were smoky and creamy, the perfect accompaniment to the basket of garlic naan ($4) on the table.

I’ve returned to Melange by Spice Route several times since my first visit, and would also recommend the coconut milk-based Thai chicken curries, available with red, green, or Penang (yellow) curry. And I’ll keep coming back for the lamb vindaloo, the most memorable part of our meal.

Melange by Spice Route, 353 Smith Road, Parsippany; 973-884-4200. Open for lunch and dinner, daily.

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Bergen Teacher Said She Would ‘Shoot Up’ School: Police

A Bergen County teacher was charged with making terroristic threats Friday after she said she would go to the school she works at and “shoot it up,” Elmwood Park Police said.

Gina Schroeder, of Nutley, was arrested after police responded to the Goddard School on Riverfront Boulevard after getting a report that she a made a statement to the effect of,”one day, I’m gonna come here and shoot it up,” said Chief Michael Foligno.

Schroeder also told a staff member that she owns three guns, the chief said.

Officers responded to the school at 10:30 a.m. and immediately placed it on lock down, Foligno said. The building was swept for weapons and Schroeder was detained.

Police did not find weapons in the school or Schroeder’s vehicle, Foligno said.

Elmwood Park Police requested Nutley Police go to Schroeder’s home and took custody of her guns, which she legally owned, Foligno said.

Schroder was also charged with possession of prescription legend drugs. She was being held in the Bergen County Jail Tuesday night.

Email: daniel.hubbard@patch.com

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Paramus Native Jessica Munoz’s ‘Light Was Truly Bright’

PARAMUS, NJ — Jessica Munoz was a ‘passionate’ and ‘inspiring’ teacher who went out of her way to help others.

She died Sunday while on her way to help someone: Her father.

Munoz, 30, a borough native, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday. She was on her way to help her father, Alberto, who was about to be released from a Bergen County hospital following hernia surgery, NJ.com reported. (See related: Paramus Native, ‘A Happy Soul’ Died In Parkway Crash: Report)

“She was three exits from my home,” Alberto told NJ.com. “She lost control of the car somehow and she lost her life.”

Munoz hit a guardrail, crossed the highway, and hit the concrete barrier, State Police said. (See related: 1 Dead In Garden State Parkway Crash: State Police)

Jessica Munoz lived in Rahway. She was a teacher at Grace Wilday Junior High School in Roselle. Principal Tomeeko Hunt held a moment of silence on Tuesday before telling her students their teacher had died, NJ.com reported.

Hunt and Roselle Public Schools interim Superintendent Richard Corbett did not respond to requests for comment.

Munoz’s boyfriend, Dan Valentine, could not be reached for comment directly. He told NJ.com that it “didn’t matter what she made,” that her paycheck “went back to those kids.”

Munoz was born in Englewood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology and her master’s degree in elementary education from Montclair State University.

She taught elementary special education students for two years at Rafael Hernandez School in Newark before going to Grace Wilday, where she taught seventh and eighth grades.

“Jessica leaves behind a legacy of passionate and inspiring teaching, which will be forever carried on with those whose paths she graced,” her obituary states. “Jessica leaves behind a legacy of passionate & inspiring teaching which will be forever carried on with those whose paths she graced.”

Munoz is survived by her parents, Arminda and Alberto and siblings Jeremy, Jalissa, and Jayson.

Visitation with the family and friends is Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home at 13-31 Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn. A funeral Mass is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Queen of Peace R.C. Church, 400 Maywood Ave., in Maywood. Cremation will be private.

Email: daniel.hubbard@patch.com

Photo: Jessica Munoz (Courtesy of Munoz family, used with permission)

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Mahwah Groom, Bride Quit Their Jobs For 10-Month Honeymoon

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ —Nick and Zoe Aust took a rather unique approach to their honeymoon.

The couple, from Mahwah, took a 10-month-long honeymoon and traveled the world. As if that wasn’t unique enough, they took along their wedding attire and posed for pictures in various exotic locations throughout the world and posted them on Instagram.

It all started with a surprise trip to Paris and Iceland where Nick proposed. Then they got married on Dec. 31, 2017 and off they went. They saved for two years to go on the trip.

“We quit our jobs. We were breaking free of the hamster wheel, doing things our way and figuring it out as we went,” Zoe Aust said.

Part of that breaking free was bringing their wedding attire along.

“Some may sell their wedding dress, some store it in a box and never look at it again, some keep it in hopes to pass it down to future children and none of those are wrong. So what’s wrong with taking it around the world with you?” Zoe Aust asked. “Who says I can only wear this dress once? Who says we have to get married, buy a house and have children right away, all in that order.”

The couple visited 33 countries. Some places on their journey included: Thailand, India, Egypt, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and Monaco. The trip ended in October in Seychelles, an island nation off the east coast of Africa. They talked about their experiences on their Marry Me In Travel blog. They also posted photos from the trip on Instagram.

Their Instagram posts have garnered hundreds of comments, most of them positive and wishing the couple well on their journey together.

“We did have many people from the beginning that were extremely excited for us,” Zoe Aust said. “People that wished they could do the same or that they did things different out of college. Everyone’s journey looks different, but no matter what anyone says or thinks, we’re extremely thankful for ours.”

The experience was “humbling,” Zoe Aust said.

“If you ever need a humble check, see how the people in Nepal live, or in Fiji, or in India or Sri Lanka, see what they possess and you’ll realize you don’t need much to have a happy life,” she said. “When we came home we both freaked out a bit. We have so much stuff. It really puts things in perspective.”

The Austs shared the experience of going to Mount Everest in Nepal live with their family, a trip that took multiple helicopter rides to complete.

“I can’t tell you what shirt I wore when we saw Mount Everest but I can tell you I cried like a baby. I can tell you Nick couldn’t wipe the smile off his face the entire day,” Zoe Aust said. “We FaceTimed our families to have them experience it along with us. We wanted to give that feeling to every person we could.”

The Austs plan to keep on traveling and going on mission trips in the future, including one to Sierra Leone in a few weeks. For now, they are back home trying to figure out what to do next.

“We also want to find a place to settle down for a bit,” Zoe Aust said. “So we’ll be taking trips to figure out where exactly that is.”

Email: daniel.hubbard@patch.com

Photos of Nick and Zoe Aust at various places around the world wearing their wedding attire. (Courtesy of Nick and Zoe Aust)

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Felician Announces 2019 President’s Medallion Award Recipient

This post was contributed by a community member.

(January 22, 2019) – Dr. Anne Prisco, President of Felician University, proudly announces, Thomas Bellavia, M.D. as the 2019 recipient of the President’s Medallion Award.

This prestigious award honors individuals for outstanding service and support for the mission of Felician University. Dr. Prisco commented that, “Dr. Bellavia is an invaluable member of our University community and I am proud to recognize him with this distinction. We look forward to working toward the next chapter of Felician excellence in healthcare education and more.”

Dr. Bellavia will receive the President’s Medallion on January 27, 2019 at a Brunch on the Rutherford Campus of Felician University following a 10:00 a.m. Mass in the Castle Chapel said by Msgr. Hilary C. Franco of the Office of the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN.

Dr. Bellavia is a current member of the Felician University Board of Trustees. His respect and support for Felician began through his work-related experiences with graduates of the School of Nursing. His wife, a magna cum laude alumna of the School of Business, added to his appreciation of a Felician education.

As a Trustee, he has played an integral role in advancing programming and achievements including the newly signed agreement with ICON, a consortium of Italian Universities, which now partner with Felician in the study of Italian language and culture. This coincides with the creation of the Felician Italian Language and Culture Series of which he is a sponsor.

Dr. Bellavia is Founder and Chairman of Osler Health IPA, a platform for health care that seeks to improve the health status of individual patients as it aims to transform the healthcare industry away from a model of “managing sickness” to one of “preserving wellness.”

He teaches at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is President Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. He was Regional Vice President of the American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit. Dr. Bellavia has received numerous awards throughout his almost fifty years of community service and currently serves on the U.S. House of Representatives’ National Physician’s Health Care Policy Group.

About Felician University

Felician University engages over 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow’s leaders. Felician University’s education is ranked 3rd best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey 2018 by the PayScale.comCollege ROI Report and is ranked the #1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.

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Whether stars or startups, women business owners eagerly swap advice at networking event

To create more revenue for her business, Kacy Erdelyi of Joyist in Montclair said she was eager to help a number of other women small business owners in the area attempt to do the same.

“There are so many women in this town doing incredible things, yet, most of the time, we sit alone in our spaces trying to solve the same problem that 20 other women are also trying to, or solving a problem that someone found a solution to a month ago,” Erdelyi, founder and owner of the organic functional foods café, said. “We should take advantage of that, rather than having to reinvent the wheel every time we encounter a new challenge.”

Erdelyi, a working mother of two who previously had a nearly two-decade career in brand and marketing strategy in New York City, said she therefore decided to host and structure monthly meetings to help inspire and exchange expertise with one another in different ways.

The event at Joyist drew more than 50 people.

She started by inviting nearly two dozen women she knew, she said — but more than 50 women showed up to her inaugural meeting in January, with requests to attend more than doubling since.

“That shows there was an absolute need for this,” Erdelyi said.

However, not all who attended were women simply attempting to start or grow their businesses.

Amidst the grain bowls, organic soups and turmeric lattes, Erdelyi had structured her inaugural event to first feature Karen Cahn, a Montclair resident, founder and CEO of iFundWomen, a New York City-based startup funding ecosystem for early-stage, women-led startups.

Then, after opening the floor to questions, a quiet woman who had found a seat at the base of a refrigerated display case spoke up.

“What if you want to sell your company?” the woman asked. “What do you need to do in order to look attractive to sell your company? Because there are moments when I’m unsure if I want to continue doing what I am doing, because I may want to go and do something else.”

Cahn said she had never had that experience, so she sought advice from the room and additional information from the woman, who said she had been an independent textile designer and author for more than two decades, drawing patterns and motifs to manufacture, print and license to companies to use on their products.

“Wait,” another woman asked from the other side of the room. “Are you Lotta Jansdotter?”

The woman nodded.

“You’re a huge success! I studied your designs in school; I know who you are; I’ve read your book!” her fan replied.

Jansdotter, just like the woman selling pom-pom hair ties on Etsy and the woman marketing her upcoming local wellness event, was here to learn just as much as anyone else — simply highlighting the fact that think tanks among women business owners are rare.

With women’s networking events often being overcrowded and saturated with similar themes, and the only other knowledge sharing typically happening between mothers at the playground, Erdelyi said she had expected a wide mix of startup business owners and more seasoned executives to attend what she thought of as the event to fill the white space for women who own small to medium-sized businesses.

Erdelyi said that is why it also was important for her to give three local businesses the chance to specifically connect with the group for feedback on a challenge they were currently facing.

At the event in January, Christine Andrukonis, founder and president of Notion Consulting, a change leadership consultancy based in New York City, sought research and data from the group about what organizations might do better in order to retain entrepreneurial talent; Kathryn McGuire, founder and art historian at Clerestory Fine Art in Montclair, needed marketing and networking assistance in order to pitch her new high-end art gallery to the community; but, then, there was Blanche Garcia, owner of B. Garcia Designs in Upper Montclair.

Networking involved everyone from startups to women with national profiles.

Garcia, an interior designer for more than two decades, already has been featured on HGTV, has co-hosted the Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible,” has become a certified Well AP designer (meaning she takes into consideration the inhabitant of a space as well as the structure), has started her own renovation channel on YouTube, has grown three social media accounts and has written a book.

But, here she was at a local café requesting input from a group of community-oriented women on how to efficiently incorporate her messaging throughout all the platforms that currently support her lifestyle- and wellness-oriented brand.

“I create on so many different levels and mediums that I need to constantly check in with myself to ensure continuity and reception of the messages I want to put out,” Garcia said. “So, I am here for some female boss feedback on where I should focus my energy.

“I usually am very sure of myself and what I want to do, but I also want to make sure that I am authentically connecting with each and every part of what I am doing, whether I am designing a home or building, writing a book, or speaking. How can I know for sure if I am ‘on brand’?”

Erdelyi reiterated Garcia’s question to the group to encourage the sort of feedback Garcia craved.

“What should Blanche lean into and what could she lean away from?” Erdelyi said. “Which mediums reinforce the ethos she wants to move forward with, and which detract?”

Other successful women in the room were quick to chime in.

“You said it when you first sat down that your background is in interior design, but I’m not seeing that in your deck,” Erin Crawford, a Keller Williams licensed sales associate and real estate group leader in Montclair for more than two decades, said. “I see that you are an author and a speaker, and I understand that is what you now want to market, but if you want to parlay your interior design business into a lifestyle brand, we still need to see that context.”

Jodie Dawson, co-founder of Java Love Coffee Roasting Co., an artisanal coffee roaster with two locations in Montclair and two in New York, said the show “Tidying Up” on Netflix could serve as some inspiration for Garcia.

“Marie Kondo does a brilliant job of taking organization and creating her entire brand around it, which includes changing lives,” Dawson said. “Based on all of your experiences, it would be very cool to keep design at your core while also inspiring people, to say, ‘If you design your space in this way, this is how it will help you accomplish your goals.’”

Finally, Loyla Louvis, founder of Mothers in Training, a professional parenting and life coaching consultancy in Montclair, sympathized with Garcia, after hearing herself that she “is” her brand.

“That can be frustrating to hear when thinking about next steps.” Louvis said. “But what I would encourage you to think about is that there are four types of speakers: influencers, motivators, educators and inspirational.

“I would aim to become an influencer, because, while an inspirational speaker wants to use their vision to inspire the future of others, an influencer actively helps others create a vision for themselves, too.”

Garcia, a woman with nationwide name recognition, a wildly successful career and multiple sponsorships, said she took to heart her fellow small businesswomen’s advice, and would follow through with their ideas in the next couple of weeks.

Clearly, there is a need for more women like Jansdotter and Garcia to connect on a more local and personal level with their peers in an effort to continue moving their business forward, Erdelyi said.

“I’m really interested in this feeling like a space for people who want to go big or go home — those business owners who are intent on scaling, fundraising, distributing, hiring and tackling growth-oriented issues,” she said.

The next meeting at Joyist Café is scheduled for Feb. 13, featuring keynote speaker Nikki Radzley, co-founder and CEO of Doddle & Co., a manufacturer of sanitary pacifiers in Montclair.

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Space at the events is limited, but all women business owners are encouraged to contact Erdelyi for further information at (973) 337-5955.

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Two from N.J. named in Top 50 of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies list

Two New Jersey companies have ranked in the Top 50 of Fortune magazine’s The World’s Most Admired Companies list for 2019.

Fortune said it worked with consulting firm Korn Ferry to poll 3,750 executives, directors and analysts to find out which companies were the world’s corporate role models. The rankings were determined on nine criteria, including investment value, quality of management, products, social responsibility, ability to attract talent and more.

New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson was ranked No. 17 on the list with an overall score of 8.08.

Unilever, which has its U.S. headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, was ranked No. 39 on the list with an overall score of 7.37.

Here are the Top 10:

  1. Apple;
  2. Amazon;
  3. Berkshire Hathaway;
  4. Walt Disney;
  5. Starbucks;
  6. Microsoft;
  7. Alphabet;
  8. Netflix;
  9. JPMorgan Chase;
  10. FedEx.

To read the full list and methodology, click here.

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NAI Mertz named leasing agent for Cherry Hill offices

NAI Mertz, a commercial real estate firm, announced it has been named the exclusive leasing agent for The Executive Mews at Cherry Hill, an executive office campus with 24 one-story buildings in Cherry Hill.

Becky Ting, senior vice president at NAI Mertz, and Julie Kronfeld, vice president, represented the owners, Pine Tree Plaza LLC, in the deal.

“This is an amazing office campus in the heart of the popular Cherry Hill retail corridor located on Route 70. A great mix of tenants currently exists here, making this a great destination for companies looking for Class A office space in a friendly and convenient location,” Ting said.

The property, located at 1930 Marlton Pike East, has parking and is within close access to Interstate 295, Route 73 and the New Jersey Turnpike.

“Whether you are starting or growing your business, Executive Mews at Cherry Hill provides you with a professional environment, and offers tenants the flexibility to adjust as your business grows,” Kronfeld said.

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Here’s Why NJ Says 100K Students’ Diplomas Could Be In Jeopardy

A recent, big decision on PARCC could jeopardize the futures of tens of thousands of graduates in New Jerey, officials say.

The state Department of Educationhe reportedly filed a motion telling the courts that the recent decision striking down the PARCC graduation requirements leaves nearly 170,000 current seniors and juniors without a clear path to graduation.

The DOE is asking the court to clarify the decision, according to New Jersey Spotlight, that struck down New Jersey’s rules which forced students to pass PARCC tests before graduating high school.

The state argued in a motion for partial reconsideration filed in Superior Court, saying: “Because state law mandates that students demonstrate proficiency on a graduation assessment to receive a valid high school diploma,” according to The Asbury Park Press, “the court’s decision has an immediate impact on well over 100,000 current high school seniors and junior.”

Lawmakers such as Sen. Teresa Ruiz, D-Newark say they’re looking for legislative rememedies, too, that could re-establish PARCC as essential for graduation.

In a recent unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey struck down the DOE’s regulations designating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) end-of-course exams as the requirement for obtaining a high school diploma.

The court held that the current rules violated provisions of the Proficiency Standards and Assessments Act. This statute, enacted by the Legislature in 1979 and amended in 1988, authorizes the DOE to administer a single, eleventh-grade test in language arts and math to determine proficiency under state curriculum standards for graduation.

The court made clear that while the DOE may decide what test to use, “the regulations violate the act to the extent they specifically authorize multiple tests administered in grades other than the 11th grade.”

The court did stay its judgment for 30 days to permit the DOE to seek further review by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Gov. Phil Murphy has called for eliminating PARCC, but his administration has backpeddled on that stance as it struggles to find an alternative.

Efforts to obtain comment from state officials were not immediately successful.

“Even before the regulations were enacted in 2016, we urged the Department of Education to withdraw these rules because they clearly violate state law. (The) ruling vindicates our position,” said attorney Jessica Levin. “We are ready to work with the commissioner, the state Board of Education and the Legislature to respond to this ruling in a manner that complies with governing law and reflects sound education policy.”

Key elements of the Court’s ruling include:

  • The current rules violate the act because they require PARCC ELA 10, administered in 10th grade, and Algebra I, which may be taken in any high school grade or earlier, instead of an 11th-grade graduation test. The court held that “to the extent the regulations required testing of non-eleventh-grade students, they are contrary to the Act and are invalid.”
  • Administering multiple end-of-course exams for graduation contravenes the Legislature’s intent that a single graduation test be administered to 11th-grade students.
  • The regulations do not fulfill the act’s mandate that students be provided retesting opportunities on the designated graduation test.
  • The Act requires the DOE to give students access to a non-standardized test as a graduation alternative. The Court ruled the Act “compels DOE to provide for alternative methods of assessing proficiency other than through PARCC testing or any other standardized testing process.”

“The court struck down a graduation testing regime that was unfair to students and their families,” said Jeanne LoCicero, ACLU-NJ Legal Director.” We look forward to working with the State on new regulations that will comply with the law and remove barriers that disproportionately burdened poor students and English language learners.”

The lawsuit challenging the regulations was brought by the Latino Action Network, the Latino Coalition of New Jersey, the Paterson Education Fund, the NAACP New Jersey State Conference, and Education Law Center (ELC). The groups are represented by ELC and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ).

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