State OKs Asbury Park Charter School

  A new charter school is scheduled  to open in Asbury Park in September after receiving final approval from the New Jersey department of education this week. College Achieve Asbury Park Charter School, a kindergarten through ninth grade school, will be held at the site of a former church at 700 Grand Ave. The school […]

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Hope Academy Charter School Accepting Applications

  The Hope Academy Charter School in Asbury Park is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Kindergarten class. The school is also accepting applications for the waiting lists for all other grades. Application should be completed and sent to the school to be considered for a weekly lottery which will be held every Monday at […]

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Officials Disagree on Schools for Village Students

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour and Ocean Township continue to butt heads over each municipality’s educational formula and it seems the state Department of Education is the only agency that can straighten things out. Ocean Township contends that the existing education formula, which provides $2.1 million annually in Loch Arbour school taxes to the […]

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3 Neptune Moms Sweep Board of Education Election

  By DON STINE Three Neptune mothers, all newcomers to elected office, swept the Board of Education election this week capturing all three seats by a more than two-to-one margin. Nicole Green, Dorothea L. Fernandez, and Brady Connaughton – the “Moms for the Neptune BOE” – ticket far outdistanced the “Team With Vision For Neptune” […]

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Village Voters Say Yes to Leaving Ocean District

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in support of a special ballot question that would end their educational ties with the Ocean Township school district. In a 93-to-4 vote, voters approved the following ballot question: “Should the Village of Loch Arbour withdraw from the Ocean Township School district and form […]

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Loch Arbour Voters Go to Polls April 4

  By DON STINE A state Appellate Court has ruled the April 4 election allowing Loch Arbour residents to vote on whether they want to leave the Ocean Township school district can take place as scheduled. The state Superior Court, Appellate Division rejected an Ocean Township motion to obtain an injunction to prevent the ballot […]

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City School Board Candidates Drops Out

  There will be six candidates, including three incumbents, vying for the three seats in the upcoming Asbury Park Board of Education election April 25. Christian Hall, a former board member who lost his seat in the last election, has withdrawn from the race but he did not do so before the deadline and his […]

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