Friday, February 5, 2016

Lakewood officials concede, not ready for busing chaos

Hundreds packed town hall last night in Lakewood (see video here) according to a report in  APP.com  "Township officials concede they aren’t prepared for the chaos looming later this month when some 10,000 schoolchildren lose their busing.“We have no plan,” Township Committeeman Meir Lichtenstein bluntly told hundreds of concerned Latino parents who packed Town Hall Thursday night. “It’s impossible.” The clock is ticking. The school district has mailed letters home informing parents that busing will end effective Feb. 26. For the township's governing body, the busing crisis hits close to home. Three of Lichtenstein’s children will be among those affected, as will seven of Mayor Menashe Miller’s children. All attend private schools. “It is absolutely unacceptable,” Lichtenstein said. Read more here at APP.com

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