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July 25, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ – Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the State has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  After two tough years of remote, hyrbrid or in-person classes, New Jersey's High School Class of 2023 will not be required to take the Graduation Proficiency Assessment test as a requirement of graduation under a law recently signed by Governor Murphy.  Lawmakers who sponsored ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - In a graduation Bergen County Technical Schools ceremony on June 4, JerseyCAN, a nonprofit advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, celebrated the graduation of the 2021-2022 New Jersey Teacher Leader Policy Fellows.  This year’s graduating class included ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A parent objected to a "progressive" flag he characterized as "controversial" and "politically charged" hung at TJ Middle School. Parent Kurt Schwartz, a lifelong resident of the borough who has three children, said, "Some, maybe not all, parents may be uncomfortable discussing a ...

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The inaugural iLearn Schools Gala drew more than 170 supporters to the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands honoring companies and individuals as well as raising more than $30,000 for the first recipients of iLearn Schools Scholarship Fund. The night was hosted by Ms. Alicia Quarles, Senior ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - After the New Jersey Department of Education encouraged districts with schools as polling places to operate remotely with the increase of COVID-19 cases, Hackensack Public Schools have announced that all schools will have a virtual day on June 7.  “Please know this decision has ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With Hackensack Public Schools being a polling location, Superintendent Robert Sanchez has announced that all schools will observe a half-day on Tuesday, June 7 for Primary Elections.  In a letter sent home to families, Superintendent Sanchez states that the early dismissal will ...

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