Jersey City, NJ—9/18/2013—The Jersey City Public Schools is proud to invite the public to the first ever I Love Jersey City Public Schools Back to School Festival in Liberty State Park on September 21, from 1-4. The event will celebrate the beginning of an exciting school year by showcasing the rich programs available at its 39 schools and providing opportunities for parents and community members to connect with their schools, learn more about them and meet some of the parents and staff. Student groups will perform throughout the day and a wide array of activities such as face-painting, an arts and crafts station, table-top science and dance lessons. Schools will mount displays about the innovative work they are doing with their students. Activities will also be sponsored by some of the district’s partners like the JCEA (Jersey City Educators Association) and Liberty Science Center.