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East Orange Educational Association Honors Men of Essex and Others During Keepers of the Dream Awards Dinner

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ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Educational Association FAST Committee held their 14th Annual Keepers of the Dream awards dinner at Bella Italia Restaurant in Orange, February 21, 2018. This year’s honorees were the East Orange Public Library, Dr. Kenneth King, the Family of Priscilla “Penny” Burke and the Men of Essex organization. Each was selected for their contribution toward educational excellence to the students, faculty and families that attend and populate the East Orange School District.

The goals of the FAST Committee (Families And Schools Together) are to encourage families to be involved in their children’s education, to enhance their children’s academic progress and to feel welcomed in the public schools.

This initiative was first piloted in nine school districts throughout the state;including East Orange and Orange. The FAST Program has a wide range of activities and training opportunities; one of the highlights is the Annual of the Dream Banquet. 

 

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