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This School Was Just Named Among the Best Community College’s in New Jersey

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If you are thinking about college for yourself or maybe your kids it’s always good to keep up to date on the best options that are available to you or the kids. An informed consumer is a smart consumer and that’s always a good thing in many areas, including looking for the right college.

There are many things to consider when looking for a college and New Jersey has a lot of options if college is what you want to do. College isn’t for everyone, but for those who are looking for additional education after high school, then the information I have for you in this article will be worth the read. A new study has been released and it ranks the various community colleges we have here in the Garden State.

Intelligent.com, “a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning, has included Brookdale Community College on its list of the Best Community Colleges in New Jersey in 2023. The research identifies top schools in the state based on tuition costs, the number of credits required to graduate, and the online coursework delivery format.”  Brookdale finished in the #2 spot for community colleges in New Jersey, right behind Raritan Valley. Nice showing for the “Jersey Blues”. Brookdale received the “Best Partnerships” award. 

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Parents Weigh Sending Children Back To School With Masks

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Parents Weigh Sending Children Back To School With Masks

OCEAN COUNTY – For many students across the country, this fall will be their first time back in the classroom on a regular schedule in almost a year and a half. New Jersey students are no exception. Based on the state’s guidance, students should expect to be back in school full time, with no remote option as of yet.

Gov. Phil Murphy declared that all students, educators, staff and visitors are required to wear masks in public, private and parochial schools, regardless of grade level, unless they meet an exemption.

Some parents called for a virtual learning option for students. Perhaps their child was a more successful or confident online learner, or they worried about the Delta variant of COVID-19. Others expressed concerns about masking students.

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