Caffrey Waste Exceeds $1 Million

Superintendent Janine Caffrey (left) is seen here with Councilman Kenneth Gonzalez at a recent fundraiser for Mayor Wilda Diaz.

PERTH AMBOY — While the school administrator complains that Board of Education (BOE) members waste money defending against her fight to keep a $172,000 job, Superintendent Janine Caffrey has squandered at least a million dollars by suspending more than a dozen teachers with pay and replacing them by substitutes.