Towns & Schools

Our September issue features the biennial Top Towns chart, a guided tour of 16 small towns and more....
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A closer look at notable evolutions in our biennial survey. ...
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A guided tour of some of our favorite spots to live around the Garden State....
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Here's the methodology behind this year's list, compiled by an independent research firm....
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With a strong school system and desirable homes, the historic Morris County borough reaches the pinnacle of our Top Towns chart....
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The nation’s next big birthday (in 2026) offers an ideal opportunity to showcase NJ’s patriotic past. Local historians and state officials plan to prepare the state's historic spots for the nation’s Semiquincentennial celebration....
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A veteran administrator takes on the challenge of leading Paterson's troubled schools out of the dark days of state control. ...
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Odorless and easy to hide, e-cigarettes are a growing source of teenage kicks. Snuffing out the problem is the latest uphill battle for Jersey schools. ...
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Our bi-annual list of the best high schools in the state....
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To arm or not to arm: That's the question roiling many New Jersey districts....
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Around the state, schools are using new learning concepts to better prepare students in science and tech. But innovation is never easy—and finding the right teachers is a challenge....
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Our bi-annual list of the best high schools in the state....
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“Open and curious” students thrive at this Jersey City magnet school. ...
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How did we determine the rankings in our list of top schools? Read our methodology and find out....
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Partners Wanted

March 16, 2018

Local institutions pledge their support as Newark takes back control of its public schools....
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When Home is School

February 16, 2018

More families are taking education into their own hands—and into their own homes. Here’s how they make it work....
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Community colleges are positioned as an antidote to the staggering costs of most four-year schools. Here’s how they fill this growing need....
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For high school athletic directors, the workload and the stress are greater than ever....
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The Case for Preschool

September 15, 2017

Advocates push for early education—but at what cost?...
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16 Hot Towns

September 1, 2017

Looking to buy in a town that's still on the rise? Here are some of Jersey's most desirable markets....
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