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Retired teacher charged with abusing student

10-23-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a retired teacher and another man have been charged with sexually abusing a teenager starting more than 10 years ago. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said Thursday that 63-year-old Raymond Waters and ...
Participants running at a previous Haunted Harvest 5K. Photo courtesy of John Hart.

Haunted Run to Raise Funds for Isles Inc. Programs

10-23-14
The non-profit Isles, Inc. is hosting its Annual Haunted Run and Monster Madness Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 25 to raise money to support their programs in Trenton.

Ex-student waives hearing on Penn State threat

10-22-14
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A 20-year-old former Penn State student has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he threatened a shooting at a student center. Jong Seong Shim's decision Wednesday clears the way for a trial or a plea ...
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Teachers Learn to Use 3D Printers

10-22-14
The Department of Defense held a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to teachers.
Rutgers engineers developing new imaging technologies for early detection of cancers include, from left, Laura Higgins, Richard Riman, Margot Zevon and Prabhas Moghe. Photo: Carl Blesch

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology

10-22-14
Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions.
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Officials Discuss Common Core Standards

10-21-14
The New Jersey School Choice Alliance held a statewide conference on Common Core State Standards.
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Former Gov. Whitman: Mergers Help Raise Level of Education

10-21-14
Former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman says that mergers between school districts and municipalities help raise the level of education and lower taxes.

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 ...