The New Jersey Business and Industry Association dedicated an entire day of panels and experts to look at the millennial exodus and the strategies to keep college-bound students learning, living and working in the state.
Several parents spoke before the Senate Budget Committee asking lawmakers to increase funding to their school districts.
In a lawsuit, six Newark parents say experience and performance should count more than seniority and tenure.
Rutgers University now has a SHIME, which mimics the functions of the human gastrointestinal tract.
Millstone Township Middle School students create educational video games that help students with disabilities learn.
A study by the College and University Food Bank Alliance found that 48 percent of college students reported experiencing food insecurity. Rutgers and Montclair State University each have food pantries available to help.
Some are concerned after President Trump reversed the directive allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and facilities of their choice in public schools. But others say it's a states' rights issue.
Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses the state's school funding formula, the governor's budget address, pension payments and more.
The United Way runs the My Very Own Library program, which encourages children to read by offering 10 books to students before summer break.
Newark and Jersey City mayors went before the Senate Select Committee on School Funding Fairness to explain why they think the current aid structure makes sense for the state.