Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Cresskill Voters Approve $12.5M School Project

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Cresskill Voters Approve $12.5M School Project

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CRESSKILL -- Voters have approved a $12.5 million plan to build an early-childhood center to address a growing student population.

The project, which was approved 732-518 in Tuesday's referendum, will cost $13.75 a month for taxpayers over a 30-year period for a home assessed at the borough average of $600,000.

The new early-childhood center, which is expected to open in September 2019, will have eight classrooms for preschool and kindergarten classes and will be built as an addition to the Edward H. Bryan Elementary School.

District officials had become increasingly concerned about the rising student population, which has grown by 300 in the past nine years, and feared that classrooms may soon reach maximum capacity under fire codes. Some classes had over 30 people; the maximum occupancy for these rooms is 28 to 31 people, Superintendent Michael Burke said at prior school board meetings. …

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