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Ex-school custodian sentenced for hidden cameras

9-21-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former custodian who videotaped students and teachers with hidden cameras in a southern New Jersey high school won't have to serve a prison sentence. John Martin of Wenonah instead will serve 120 days of house arrest and five ...

Prosecutor: Student’s death may be alcohol-related

9-21-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Rutgers University student has died after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house. A preliminary investigation determined that the death of 19-year-old Caitlyn ...

Rutgers’ Hermann made joke about Sandusky scandal

9-19-14
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has acknowledged that Athletic Director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall. The university said ...
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32 NJ School Districts Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch

9-19-14
The federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act subsidizes breakfast and lunch in 32 New Jersey school districts, regardless of income level.
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NJ PLAN Offers College Credit for Life Experience

9-19-14
The New Jersey Prior Learning Assessment Network allows people to take assessments and receive college credit for areas in which they are proficient.

Teacher faces more charges of sex with students

9-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey high school teacher faces additional charges of having sex with students. Essex County authorities announced new charges Friday against Columbia High School teacher Nicole Dufault (duh-FAULT'). The ...

South Jersey student arrested for toy gun

9-19-14
LINWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in southern New Jersey have arrested a 15-year-old student on charges he brought a toy gun to school. Officials at Mainland Regional High School learned the boy had what appeared to be a gun in his backpack on ...
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Founder of Liberian Girls School: Ebola Outbreak Continues to Grow

9-18-14
Katie Meyler of Bernardsville has returned to Liberia despite the continuing threat of the Ebola virus. She says the outbreak continues to grow exponentially and that fast action is needed to control the spread of the disease.

Teacher charged with sex with 3 students at school

9-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey high school teacher has been charged with having sex with three 15-year-old male students. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Thursday that 34-year-old Nicole Dufault, of ...
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Colleges Review Sexual Assault Policies

9-17-14
Colleges and universities are reevaluating their current policies regarding responses to sexual assault accusations. Princeton has approved changes to its sexual misconduct guidelines.