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Belleville High School Teacher Awarded Unsung Heroes Grant

Belleville High School Teacher Awarded Unsung Heroes Grant

Joy Alfano was one of only two teachers in New Jersey and 100 educators nationwide to receive a $2,000 grant from Voya Financial.
Steven's Ranked 76th Best University in the Nation: US News & World Report

Steven's Ranked 76th Best University in the Nation: US News & World Report

The Hoboken University ranks 76th out of 200 national universities that offer a wide range of undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Hosts 20th Anniversary White Coat Ceremony

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Hosts 20th Anniversary White Coat Ceremony

178 first year medical students began their educational journey towards becoming physicians.
5 Questions With Hoboken High's Valedictorian

5 Questions With Hoboken High's Valedictorian

Leslie Markevitch has been an active student during her high school career and doesn't plan to slow down any time soon.
5 Questions With Hoboken High's Salutatorian

5 Questions With Hoboken High's Salutatorian

Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks wants to join theater and 'The Daily Californian' when she starts next year at the University of California-Berkeley.
Hoboken Schools Superintendent Leaves for Wayne Post

Hoboken Schools Superintendent Leaves for Wayne Post

Dr. Mark Toback will take over Passaic County district as of Aug. 11.
HoLa BOE President: Hoboken School District's Appeal Will Cost Taxpayers

HoLa BOE President: Hoboken School District's Appeal Will Cost Taxpayers

City superintendent's claim that there is no lawsuit against charter school is 'factually incorrect,' Barbara Martinez says.
Hoboken Superintendent: There is No Lawsuit Against HoLa

Hoboken Superintendent: There is No Lawsuit Against HoLa

Mark Toback clarifies school district's recent actions.
Hoboken School District Sues State, City Charter School

Hoboken School District Sues State, City Charter School

District claims the school's charter and expansion approval is 'not valid.'
Hoboken Schools Get Slight State Aid Increase

Hoboken Schools Get Slight State Aid Increase

District receives about $50,000 more in aid for 2014-15.
'Spelling Bee' Takes Center Stage at Hoboken High

'Spelling Bee' Takes Center Stage at Hoboken High

Students performed the award-winning play, 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,' last weekend.
Hoboken 13-Year-Old Wins Hudson County Spelling Bee

Hoboken 13-Year-Old Wins Hudson County Spelling Bee

Edward Horan, a student at The Hudson School, captured the 55th annual event on Saturday.
Hoboken Students Win Theater Awards

Hoboken Students Win Theater Awards

Drama club attended Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey Governor's Awards at Rutgers University.
Hoboken Schools Closed Again Due to Winter Weather

Hoboken Schools Closed Again Due to Winter Weather

Winter weather cancels classes for the second time this week.
Hoboken High Brings 'Spelling Bee' Musical to the Stage

Hoboken High Brings 'Spelling Bee' Musical to the Stage

The play runs Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.
Hoboken Schools Closed Friday

Hoboken Schools Closed Friday

Non-snow emergency city personnel will have a delayed opening Friday.
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; Hoboken Makes List

9 Most Violent School Districts in New Jersey; Hoboken Makes List

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
Grant Bolsters Arts Program at Hoboken Charter High School

Grant Bolsters Arts Program at Hoboken Charter High School

National arts education non-profit Young Audiences has awarded the Hoboken Charter High School a Sandy recovery grant valued at $10,000.