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Old 06-27-2013, 06:06 PM
 
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North Brunswick, NJ and some other towns nearby are said to have Blue Ribbon Schools. What does that even mean? How come you don't hear about Blue Ribbon Schools in Northern NJ?
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:37 PM
 
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North Brunswick, NJ and some other towns nearby are said to have Blue Ribbon Schools. What does that even mean? How come you don't hear about Blue Ribbon Schools in Northern NJ?
When my daughter was in first grade, our school was a Blue Ribbon School. Mid-90s, NW Bergen County.

Of course they have Blue Ribbon schools in Northern NJ.

http://www.publicschoolreview.com/bl...ols/stateid/NJ

Look at this year's list--Hawthorne, Paramus, Montclair, Mahwah, Ridgewood, Wyckoff...sounds like North Jersey to me!
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:17 PM
 
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When my daughter was in first grade, our school was a Blue Ribbon School. Mid-90s, NW Bergen County.

Of course they have Blue Ribbon schools in Northern NJ.

New Jersey (NJ) Blue Ribbon Public Schools | PublicSchoolReview.com

Look at this year's list--Hawthorne, Paramus, Montclair, Mahwah, Ridgewood, Wyckoff...sounds like North Jersey to me!
Not sure who they paid off, but my elementary school is in there.
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:50 PM
 
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There are also different "blue ribbon" programs out there. My old elementary school in Collingswood was awarded a "blue ribbon" but doesn't show up that list. My kids school also earned some kind of blue ribbon and/or governor's award a few years ago as well. I wouldn't put too much stock in the recognition.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:21 PM
 
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
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Pabst Blue Ribbon schools? I've been taking night classes...
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