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Accolades & Awards

The world is watching – What do Bill Clinton, Al Gore, the New York Times, CBS 60 Minutes, NJ DOE, US DOE and George Lucas’ Educational Foundation have in common? Their praise for Union City Schools!

 Our District has received awards, recognition and praise for our innovative programs and services and our substantial educational achievements.

Innovative Programs & Services
Renowned on local, state and even national levels, the Union City Board of Education continually strives to develop and offer innovative programs and services and to examine and strengthen the programs that are getting results. A handful of more than three dozen innovative programs and services currently offered by the District are:
  • Accreditation for Growth
  • 21st Century Grant: Community Learning Centers

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electronic Field Trips
  • Building Communities

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"The good news, as David L. Kirp reveals in Improbable Scholars, is that there's a sensible way to rebuild public education and close the achievement gap for all students. Indeed, this is precisely what's happening in a most unlikely place: Union City, New Jersey, "