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Parents Call for School Funding Fairness at Budget Hearing

3-21-17
Several parents spoke before the Senate Budget Committee asking lawmakers to increase funding to their school districts.
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Partnership for Educational Justice Director Talks Last In, First Out

3-13-17
In a lawsuit, six Newark parents say experience and performance should count more than seniority and tenure.
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Cutting-Edge Technology Helps Researchers Study Your Gut

3-1-17
Rutgers University now has a SHIME, which mimics the functions of the human gastrointestinal tract.
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NJ Middle School Students Are Future Problem Solvers

3-1-17
Millstone Township Middle School students create educational video games that help students with disabilities learn.
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Lawmakers Hear About Impact of Food Insecurity on College Campuses

2-27-17
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.
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Worry Over Trump’s Reversal of Transgender Student Bathroom Policy

2-24-17
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.
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Senate President Talks School Funding Formula

2-24-17
Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses the state's school funding formula, the governor's budget address, pension payments and more.
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My Very Own Library Provides Free Books to Students

2-23-17
The United Way runs the My Very Own Library program, which encourages children to read by offering 10 books to students before summer break.
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City Mayors Defend Current School Funding Formula

2-22-17
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.