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April 2016

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Active Kids Get Better Grades

New studies show that kids that keep moving will do better in school.

Playing Outside Can Give Kids Better Vision

Sending your kids out to play may help their eyesight in the long-run.

Mandatory Recess Could Come to NJ

Legislation is in the works that could make recess something that all kids have.

Tennis Lessons in NJ

Grab a towel and a racket and get your kid into a great tennis clinic, pronto.

What You Need to Know About Magnet Schools in NJ

What’s the deal with magnet schools in NJ? How can your kid get into one?

Hoboken: We Still Love You!

Hoboken ranked at the bottom of our list of New Jersey's Best Towns for Families for the second year in a row, but that doesn't mean there aren't great reasons to consider living there.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - Boonton

Generations from the same family often live within shouting distance here, making this community ultra tight-knit. This suburb is our top town for 2016 in Morris county.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - Essex Fells

Essex Fells has it all—charm, beauty, rolling hills, tree-lined streets, great schools, little crime and loads of families. This suburb is our top 2016 town in Essex county.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - New Providence

This small community with a lovely downtown and a top-ranked high school benefits from its “big city” neighbor. This suburb is our top 2016 town in Union county.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - Safest

Rural with great schools, this town has the lowest crime rate and is the most affordable of the highly-ranked towns on our list.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - Most Diverse

Terrific schools, a gorgeous nature preserve and a culturally diverse community make Plainsboro in Middlesex one of the most diverse spots to raise your family when we looked at the highest ranked towns on our list.

New Jersey's Best Towns for Families - Best Schools

These NJ towns ranked high on our list and also have the best schools in the state.