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8 Union County Schools Made 'The Daily Beast' Top High Schools 2014 List, Did Yours?

8 Union County Schools Made 'The Daily Beast' Top High Schools 2014 List, Did Yours?

The Daily Beast has announced its rankings of more than 700 public, private, charter and magnet schools across the country.
Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Union County Magnet tied for third on NJ Monthly’s 2014 “Top Vocational Schools” list while Academy for Information Technology came in sixth
Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Union County Schools On List

Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Union County Schools On List

Patch has listed the top 20 schools listed on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the top high schools in the nation
Hillside Avenue School Students To Perform 'The Wizard of Oz' In Cranford, Reports Say

Hillside Avenue School Students To Perform 'The Wizard of Oz' In Cranford, Reports Say

“The Wizard of Oz” musical will be performed by a cast of about 80 students at Hillside Avenue School here.
Union County Launches Support 4 Soldiers With Local High Schoolers, Reports Say

Union County Launches Support 4 Soldiers With Local High Schoolers, Reports Say

Union County’s popular student engagement program, UC STEP, kicked off its first service-based initiative, Support 4 Soldiers, last week at the Westfield Armory on Rahway Avenue in Westfie
Union County School Closings and Delays

Union County School Closings and Delays

School district announcements due to snowfall Tuesday, Feb. 18
John Oblachinski of Cranford Commits to Georgetown University

John Oblachinski of Cranford Commits to Georgetown University

The Cranford quarterback made his college choice Thursday.
Cranford Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday

Cranford Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday

The district announced the closure on Tuesday night.
All Cranford Schools on Early Dismissal Schedule

All Cranford Schools on Early Dismissal Schedule

The district will let students out early on Tuesday due the impending storm.
Cranford Schools Closed Friday

Cranford Schools Closed Friday

The district announced on Thursday evening schools will be closed.
20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

We’ve compiled the 20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents for the 2012-2013 school year. Not surprisingly, Newark had the most bullying incidents since it has the largest stu
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
9 Most Violent School Districts in New Jersey

9 Most Violent School Districts in New Jersey

While school districts in cities such as Newark and Camden led the way in total number of incidents, there were many districts that had a higher ratio of incidents of violence
Few Instances of Violence, Vandalism Reported in Cranford Schools

Few Instances of Violence, Vandalism Reported in Cranford Schools

A recent report from the state for the 2012-13 school year shows minimal reports in the Cranford School District.
Essex County College Expanding Business Degree Offerings

Essex County College Expanding Business Degree Offerings

Courses will include a 'hip-hop' business major
15 NJ Schools Scoring Highest on Math HSPA

15 NJ Schools Scoring Highest on Math HSPA

A list of schools with the highest percentage of students scoring advanced proficient.