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Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended

10-21-14
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended. The Sayreville board of education suspended head coach George Najjar (NAY'-jar) and four assistants ...

Agency: No bias in New Jersey team’s banana prank

10-21-14
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) — The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey says there was insufficient proof that a high school football team's prank was racially motivated. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association ...

Princeton prof accused of theft to tutor students

10-21-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The Princeton University professor accused of stealing 21 lawn signs belonging to a computer repair business will tutor students in exchange for the charges being dismissed. John Mulvey must perform 120 hours of community ...

Judge tosses $15M verdict against Newark schools

10-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A state judge has thrown out a $15 million verdict awarded to a former Newark school teacher who filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against the district. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1t5TQPw) reports the district sought relief ...
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Dr. Ruth to Speak at Rutgers Oct. 22

10-20-14
Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be delivering the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture at Rutgers University Oct. 22.

Christie, Beauprez visit Denver vocational school

10-20-14
DENVER (AP) — A Denver vocational school that teaches software development was the focus of a campaign stop by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Beauprez has used the SeedPaths school as an example ...

Rutgers student assaulted, robbed on campus

10-20-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Police are searching for two suspects who assaulted and robbed a student on Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus. Campus police say the student was on the sidewalk in front of Ford Hall when the incident took place ...

Toni Morrison’s papers to be housed at Princeton

10-18-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University. Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at the ...
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New Calls For School Consolidation in New Jersey

10-17-14
Three Hunterdon County communities voted last year to merge schools, causing others to take notice.
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Just 19 Paterson Students Scored College Ready on SAT

10-17-14
Of the 594 Paterson public school students who took the SATs this year, only 19 had scores that met college ready standards.