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Sunday, January 16, 2011

School board candidates' kits are available now.

The Ridgewood BOE will have two vacancies in the April 27 Annual School Election. A full term on the school board runs for three years. Candidate kits are currently available in the Board Secretary's office at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, or online from the New Jersey School Boards Association. The deadline for filing candidate petitions is Tuesday, March 8, at 4 p.m.

Some helpful information from the New Jersey School Boards Association:

How to Become a School Board Member

Important 2011 School Board Candidacy & Election Dates

Requirements of the New Jersey School Ethics Act

Nominating Petition for Annual School Election

School Board Candidate Briefing Dates

Campaign Reporting Requirements

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