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Despite Return of Some Control, Newark, Paterson School Officials Want More

6-4-14
The New Jersey State Board of Education held a meeting where Newark and Paterson were given partial control of their school districts.

Newark regains some local control of schools

6-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark has regained some additional local control of its schools, which have been state-run since 1995. The state Board of Education on Wednesday approved returning control of fiscal management to Newark. It also granted ...

NJ school evacuated after spray released

6-4-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A public school in northern New Jersey was evacuated after someone released what's believed to be pepper spray inside the building. The incident happened Wednesday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. ...
In a study of 10,000 Twitter users, two forms of loneliness emerged: tweets sharing transient, or passing, loneliness and those expressing enduring loneliness.

Women Tweet More About Loneliness on Twitter, But Men Get More Sympathy, Rutgers Study Finds

6-2-14
It’s possible that men are just as lonely, but express it differently or not at all.

ACLU sues 7 New Jersey school districts

6-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union is suing seven school districts over enrollment policies that the ACLU believes discriminates against students whose parents are in the country without legal permission. The districts ...

Lawmakers look at changing Rutgers board makeup

6-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Senate's Higher Education Committee has advanced a proposal that would let the governor and lawmakers select more members of Rutgers University's governing board. The full Senate will vote on the plan next week. It would ...
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Sweeney, Rutgers Board in Battle For Control of University’s Direction

5-30-14
Members of the Rutgers Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting to discuss a bill that would increase the size of the Board of Governors from 15 to 19, all of whom would be appointed by the governor or legislative leaders.
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Accolades and Academics at Center of High School Film Festival

5-30-14
Morristown High School students enter their work into the school's film festival, which offers a creative learning experience.

Ex-school board prez sentenced for lunch fraud

5-30-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The former president of the Elizabeth School Board will not be going to prison for stealing from the district's free lunch program, but she might end up in the cafeteria. A judge on Friday sentenced 49-year-old Marie Munn to 3 ...
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In NJTV Exclusive, Cami Anderson Says She Plans to Stay on in Newark

5-29-14
The plan to reorganize the city's public schools, "One Newark," has been heavily criticized in the community, but Superintendent Cami Anderson says it will help the district remain viable.