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Christie Says Common Core Not Meeting Educational Needs

5-28-15
Gov. Christie backed away from Common Core, saying it's not meeting the challenge of educating New Jersey children. He wants New Jersey business partners, administrators, teachers and parents to develop state educational standards.
150527Vannozzi

Some Legislators Work to Repeal Superintendent Salary Cap

5-27-15
New Jersey limits superintendents' salaries to $175,000 per year, the same pay as the governor. Some lawmakers argue that the cap is causing many qualified administrators to take jobs in bordering states instead of taking pay cuts.
150525Hill

Study Finds Early Alphabet Stocks Traded More Frequently

5-27-15
A study in Review of Finance has found stocks from companies with names in the beginning of the alphabet get traded more often than those at the end of the alphabet.
150527Wanko

Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at NJTV News

5-27-15
Students involved in PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs visited the new Agnes Varis NJTV Studio to learn about how NJTV News is produced.
150526Flanagan

Central HS Principal Speaks Out About One Newark

5-26-15
Central High School Principal Sharnee Brown penned a letter speaking out against the One Newark enrollment policy, saying her school has gotten an influx of students with special needs.
Stockton University has filed proofs of claim against Caesars Entertainment over the Showboat deal. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Stockton files complaint against Caesars over Showboat deal

5-26-15
Stockton University has filed several proofs of claim in federal bankruptcy court against Caesars Entertainment for damages related to the agreement to purchase Showboat.
150522Cruz

Students Say Record Protest Crowd Shows Strong Resistance to Superintendent’s Reforms

5-22-15
Nearly 2,000 participated in a student walkout in Newark, billed as the largest student protest in Newark Public Schools history.
150522Flanagan

Boy Scouts of America President Calls Ban on Gay Troop Leaders ‘Unsustainable’

5-22-15
Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, says the ban on gay troop leaders is "unsustainable," though he didn't call for a formal vote by the national scouting board.
150522Hill

Rutgers Ban on Greek Parties Expires

5-22-15
The house party ban on New Brunswick-Piscataway campus fraternities and sororities expired when the spring semester ended.