The Jersey City public high school to obtain the highest vaccination rate will get a free trip to Summer Jam, according to an announcement by Mayor Fulop this morning.
The Jersey City Board of Education considered possible changes to the race-based admissions policy for the city’s two specialized schools.
Jersey City students have mixed feelings about recently announced plans that would take effect in 2026 to overhaul the admissions process for its top-two ranked high schools: McNair Academic and Infinity Institute.
A new study by the ever-prolific financial website WalletHub places Jersey City in the middle of the pack as a place to raise a family.
A new private high school will open in Jersey City in the fall of 2022. Franklin School will be located in Newport at 100 Town Square Place, and will teach ninth through twelfth graders for a $29,500 yearly tuition.
With the Jersey City Board of Education nearing a vote on the 2021-2022 school budget, board trustees continue to discuss funding options with members of the city council. Representatives of the two governing bodies met for the second time Tuesday, while members of the public expressed skepticism in comments on the livestreamed session.
Last night, following an outcry from parents, plans for protests and criticism from local leaders, Superintendent Franklin Walker reversed course and set a plan for reopening Jersey City public schools.
As parents of Jersey City school students grapple with the reality of kids stuck at home tethered to computers for the foreseeable future, a sad spectacle of finger pointing has broken out among the parties responsible for this debacle.
As Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Franklin Walker explained his decision to delay reopening of the public schools until September, he received sharp questioning from some Board of Education trustees and parents, but thanks from teachers, at the board’s caucus meeting Monday night.
In a surprise announcement last night, Jersey City School Superintendent Franklin Walker told parents that schools will remain closed until September.