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Scarlet and Black Project Tells the Story of Rutgers’ Disenfranchised

12-2-16
Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project is working to bring the histories of African-American and Native American people at Rutgers to light.
161201Delmore

NJ to Get $18M in Federal Money for Pre-K

12-1-16
This year’s federal grant will allow 17 New Jersey school districts to continue their work and start up new pre-K programs, sending 2,000 4-year-olds through their doors, 6,000 total since the start of the Preschool Development Grant Program, aimed at lifting up children from low- to moderate-income families.
161128Hill

Sen. Menendez Praises Rutgers Alzheimer’s Research

11-28-16
Sen. Bob Menendez toured the Neuroscience and Cell Biology Department at Rutgers where researchers say they've found a way to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s in its early stages.
161124Delmore

Slinging Pumpkins in the Name of Science

11-24-16
Picatinny Arsenal is turning Lake Picatinny into ground zero for the first-ever pumpkin slinging STEM competition for high school students.
161123Aron

Home-Schooled Teen Prevented From Playing on Local Team

11-23-16
New Jersey is one of six states whose laws leave it up to the local district to determine if home-schoolers to participate in outside activities.
161123Hill

Even in the Age of Vaccines Measles Outbreaks Can Occur

11-23-16
Princeton University-led research looked at an outbreak in London schools during 1904. Using mathematical models and statistical inference they determined the threat is not completely gone today.
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Superintendent Salary Caps Under Review, Public Hearings in January

11-17-16
The New Jersey Department of Education has announced revisions to the superintendent salary cap plan to give districts more flexibility, acknowledging the hardships the policy created but still promoting fiscal efficiency.
161116Flanagan

Rutgers Students Rally for ‘Sanctuary Campus’

11-16-16
More than 1,000 students and faculty turned out at Rutgers New Brunswick to call for the university to become a "sanctuary campus", where unauthorized students don't have to fear deportation.
161115Flanagan

Groups File Complaints Against Red Bank Charter School

11-15-16
The Latino Coalition and a private parent group filed formal complaints with the state against Red Bank Charter School, which they say educates fewer Latinos than the traditional public schools in the area.