In an election cycle marred by inflammatory campaign rhetoric and insults that would undoubtedly earn a ticket to detention, schools across New Jersey have been struggling to find creative ways to teach kids the process.
Elizabeth Haines supervises the Social Cognition Lab at William Paterson University. She says gender stereotypes are as strong today as they were 30 or 40 years ago and they have an impact on how the two presidential candidates are perceived.
Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced federal legislation, the Student Borrower Higher Education Lending Protection Act, that would forgive student debt in the event of death, permanent disability or should a co-signer die.
The successor to No Child Left Behind, the Every Student Succeeds Act returns a lot of decision-making authority to the state, according to some. But one New Jersey lawmaker questions how it will be implemented, especially with a new governor.
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