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School Classroom
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Educators Open to Christie’s School Proposal [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

One of the highlights of Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address Tuesday was his call for a longer school day and school year in New Jersey. His comments received immediate reaction from professionals in the field.

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Graduation
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NJ High School Graduation Rate Inches Up

New Jersey's high school graduation rate rose from 86.5 percent in 2012 to 87.5 percent in 2013, according to the Christie Administration.

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Test Takers
Flickr User Brad Barth
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NJ Students Score Highly on National Standardized Test

New Jersey students scored among the highest in the nation this year on a standardized test often used to compare states' educational performance, and the exams revealed that Hispanic eighth-graders have made significant progress in closing the performance gap with their white peers, according to results released Thursday.

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preschool art
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NJ Group Pushes for Preschool Cash [AUDIO]

A new report finds New Jersey leads the nation in preschool attendance among young children, but there are still tens of thousands of kids who lack access to a solid early education.

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No Homework, No Lectures at New Milford High School [POLL/AUDIO]

NEW JERSEY 101.5

Teachers at New Milford High School are taking a "flipped" approach to educating their students. There are no lectures during school hours, and they've done away with assigning homework.

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Money
Flickr User stevendepolo
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NJ Students Schooled in Financial Literacy [AUDIO]

In an effort to better prepare New Jersey high school students for the future, all students in the state are now required to complete a half-year course in economics and financial literacy before graduation.

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homeless
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Homeless Students on the Rise [AUDIO]

Once the final bell rings, where do all the children go?

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NJ Gubernatorial Debate
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Gubernatorial Debate: Gay Marriage, Education and Christie’s Attitude [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

A 90-minute showdown at Montclair State University served as the final gubernatorial debate between incumbent Chris Christie and Democratic challenger Barbara Buono.

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Middle School
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NJ Schools Still Struggling from Recession: Report [AUDIO]

The Great Recession technically ended years ago, but New Jersey public schools still aren't seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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A Great Addition To Southern Ocean County

The New "Cuisine on the Green" Restaurant and School had their official ribbon cutting Thursday

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