SOMS Teacher Will Pursue Donaldson Hearing

Eighth grade teacher Steven Cohen will pursue rehire

has requested a Donaldson hearing from the South Orange - Maplewood Board of Education. The at South Orange Middle School notified Patch tonight of his decision; he has no further comment.

Cohen is one of two teachers at SOMS who was not rehired towards tenure, igniting protests for the past several weeks. The other teacher, Kathleen McCort, has made no statement.

Patch will continue to update this story.


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