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CHRISTIE’S CHARTER LEGACY: A CLEAR RECORD OF GROWTH

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JOHN MOONEY | JULY 18, 2017

In the eight years the governor has headed up state government, charter school enrollment has more than doubled

When Gov. Chris Christie leaves office in six months, one of his clear legacies will be the growth of charter schools in New Jersey, with school enrollment more than doubling in […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

50 Top Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

By Charles Stockdale July 13, 2017 8:26 pm EDT

For a special few Americans, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, completing college was unnecessary — perhaps even a hindrance — to their vision and success. Most people, however, consider college to be fundamental to achieving their goals and doing well in life

In fact, the […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Could be Ridgewood: Wealthy Minnesota School District Treating Its Students Like Racists

Daniel Lattier | July 14, 2017

In May, I reported on the controversial social justice curriculum being taught to young students in Edina Public Schools—a wealthy suburban district in Minnesota considered to be among the state’s best.

At Edina’s Highlands Elementary this past year, students—even kindergartners and first-graders—were made to participate in a number of projects designed […]

By |July 16th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood Teen Selected as Humane Education Contest Winner

July 12,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), theHumane Education Network (HEN) and the Palo Alto Humane Society officially announced today the winners of the 2017 A Voice for Animals contest. The annual contest provides high school students aged 14-18 with the opportunity to win monetary awards for essay, video, or photography submissions advocating against animal […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Princeton University Rated “Best College for the Money”

July 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ in the Best Colleges For Your Money 2017 rankings of 2,400 colleges 711 rated as the “Best Colleges For Your Money” . College is a great investment ,if you choose the right school. According to Money magazine, at $65,300, Princeton University in Princeton, NJ was rated the […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

2017 RHS Summer New Players opens this weekend!

July 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, 2017 RHS Summer New Players opens this weekend! Tickets on sale now! Come enjoy Little Shop of Horrors, Baskerville-a Sherlock Holmes Mystery and later in July, The Pajama Game!!!
Senior Citizens $5.00 discount! We would love to have you join us in the lovely air conditioned Little Theatre!!

RHS New […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Out-of-town family must pay school district $38K, state says

Updated on July 9, 2017 at 8:14 PMPosted on July 9, 2017 at 2:37 PM

BY SARA JERDE

NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

BRIDGEWATER — A family was ordered to pay a school district more than $38,000 after it was discovered that a student was living outside of the district’s lines, the Commissioner of Education recently determined.

The parents, […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Reader says at Ridge School every time they examine this problem, the “solution” it makes it worse

file photo Clinton Ave

In true Ridge tradition, every time they examine this problem, the “solution” results in one or more of the following:
– reduced parking spaces (more are needed not less)
– additional costs and/or restrictions/ordinances imposed on the parents
– a net negative impact on the surrounding neighbors
– new or increased penalties/fines
Which always result in
– a […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridge School Traffic Gets a Look

file photo by Boyd Loving
July 6,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, for years the Village has looked for ways to get more traffic off West Ridgewood Ave and onto school property in a more timely fashion.
Village and School officials got together and issued the Ridge School Traffic report , in an attempt to come […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|10 Comments

Jamboree Scholarship Fund rewarded a record 40 need-based scholarships to RHS seniors

July 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Jamboree Board would like to congratulate the Ridgewood High School Class of 2017, and thank all citizens and local business that gave so generously to benefit students of our town.

This year, the Jamboree Scholarship Fund rewarded a record 40 need-based scholarships to RHS seniors. This would […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments