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New Charter School in Journal Square Selected For Federal Funding 

Kindle Education Public Charter School, a new school opening in Journal Square this fall, will receive $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Education thanks to the Charter Schools Program of the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association. Two charter schools in Trenton will receive funding from the same NJPCSA program as well. “The association is proud […]

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A Changing of The Guard at the Board of Education

The Board of Education meeting Wednesday, Dec. 21 largely featured farewell speeches of two departing members: board president Gerald Lyons and trustee Alexander Hamilton. During public comment, residents rose to talk about the district’s human resources policy among other topics. Lyons, who has been on the board for nine years, thanked his fellow trustees for […]

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Coding Bootcamp “Campus” Opening in Jersey City

Tech Elevator, a company that offers in-person and online computer technology courses, will be opening a downtown Jersey City “campus” in January 2023 where students taking its coding bootcamps can work on group assignments and meet with the company’s career counselors.  No instructors will be at the location,  which offers open and enclosed meeting rooms, whiteboards, even […]

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Union-Backed Board of Ed Candidates Prevail, Menendez and Payne Cruise to Victory

There were few surprises in local races last night. With unofficial results in, the Jersey City Education Association-backed candidates for the Board of Education prevailed, coming in first, second and third among a field of eight candidates. In congressional races, Hudson County proved, once again, to be a one-party town with Rob Menendez and Donald […]