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Schools

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Hackettstown Resident Earns College Administrator's Award

Hackettstown Resident Earns College Administrator's Award

Dr. Phil Linfante is a social sciences professor at Essex County College's West Essex campus.
Hackettstown Schools Delayed 90 Minutes Due to Snowstorm

Hackettstown Schools Delayed 90 Minutes Due to Snowstorm

The kids get to sleep in as public works get the roads safe for students to travel.
Winter Storm Moves Hackettstown Public Schools to Close Early

Winter Storm Moves Hackettstown Public Schools to Close Early

All after school and evening activities are canceled.
Impending Snowstorm Causes Early School Closings

Impending Snowstorm Causes Early School Closings

See when your child's school will be getting out.
St. Mary's Closing Among Hackettstown's Top School Stories in 2013

St. Mary's Closing Among Hackettstown's Top School Stories in 2013

Revised websites, renovated classrooms and a beloved crossing guard's retirement among top stories of the year.
Centenary College Schedules Winter Open House

Centenary College Schedules Winter Open House

Make plans to see what the college has to offer.
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
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.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
36 NJ School Districts on AP Honor Roll

36 NJ School Districts on AP Honor Roll

The College Board list takes into account test performance and access.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
15 NJ Public High Schools With The Highest AP Test Performance

15 NJ Public High Schools With The Highest AP Test Performance

After looking at SAT scores, we crunched the numbers on AP test performance.
20 Districts with the Highest-Paid Teachers in New Jersey

20 Districts with the Highest-Paid Teachers in New Jersey

A few days after looking at the 20 school districts with the lowest-paid teachers, we bring you the districts that pay their teachers the highest average salaries in New Jersey.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
20 Districts With The Lowest-Paid Teachers In NJ

20 Districts With The Lowest-Paid Teachers In NJ

We wanted to take a look at where teachers in New Jersey make the lowest average salary, so we dove into Department of Education stats to find the districts that pay teachers the least.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
15 NJ Public High Schools With The Highest SAT Scores

15 NJ Public High Schools With The Highest SAT Scores

Magnet schools dominate list of 2012 high performers.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.