The Following is an editorial from the Asbury Park Press, here is a link to the aritcle:
Last week, the divided Asbury Park Board of Education finally accomplished something that it had been unwilling or unable to do for months: reach a consensus on a new school superintendent.
Board members unanimously voted to appoint Lamont Repollet, principal of Carteret High School for the past eight years, as its permanent superintendent. That is major news, given the fiasco of the past year, in which a narrow board majority twice attempted to install Gregory Allen in the position, only to have it overturned by state monitor Carol Morris, who argued the process for choosing him was flawed.
This time, Morris, approved the board’s selection, citing Repollet’s “proven record of success” as well as the process by which it arrived at its choice. “I think he’s a very good fit for Asbury Park,” Morris said.… Read the rest