State department of education has released a list of 186 board of education members statewide who must vacate their volunteer positions after failing to comply with criminal background checks
Thursday, January 12, 2012
All New Brunswick Public Schools and Greater Brunswick Charter School board members/trustees are free to continue their volunteer service after complying with required criminal background checks now required by the state Board of Education. On Thursday, the DOE released a list of of 186 school board members and charter school trustees statewide who did not complete the background exam by the Dec. 31 deadline. The listed school board members/charter school trustees must vacate their positions immediately, according to state Dept. of Education spokesperson Allison Kobus. Additional school board members or charter school trustees may yet have to forfeit their positions, according to Kobus. Some board members or trustees filled out the …
A personal retrospective on how Haiti has reached the lives of several New Brunswick residents, including those involved with the Greater Brunswick Charter School.
Editor's Note: David Learn is a freelancer for New Brunswick Patch. He is also sits on the Greater Brunswick Charter School Board of Trustees. The following is an account of his experiences in Haiti and a partnership forged between the charter school and the TeacHaiti School of Hope in Port-au-Prince. A week in the developing world is enough to change your life forever. Stay there longer, and it may change the lives of people around you as well. I first visited Haiti for two weeks in 1991, when I was a college junior. Now a New Brunswick resident, I've returned several times since, most notably for nearly two years after college, but as recently as this September. Through trips like that one, its changed the lives of other people from the …