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Some NJ Schools Cancel Midterms, Finals to Prepare for PARCC

11-25-14
Several school districts have canceled midterms and final exams to give students more time to prepare for the new state standardized PARCC test.

3 more charged in Ramapo College sex assault case

11-24-14
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Three more Ramapo College students have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault that authorities say occurred earlier this month after a fraternity party. Bergen County prosecutors say the new charges involve ...
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Learning Lab Offers High-Tech Job Training

11-24-14
Festo opened a learning lab in Eatontown that offers high-tech job training.
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Newark’s Malcolm X Shabazz High School Sees Improvements

11-24-14
Since Gemar Mills became the principal at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, the school has seen improvements as proficiency scores have increased.

College buys $219K Chinese conference table

11-24-14
UNION, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China. The school did not put the project out to bid and picked a company in Shanghai. Kean recently opened a branch ...

New Jersey looks at ‘yes means yes’ college policy

11-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is the latest state to consider requiring colleges to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults. But whether the policy — known as affirmative consent — will reduce sexual ...

Teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

11-22-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A substitute teacher in a northern New Jersey school district is accused of sexually assaulting a student. Passaic County Prosecutors say 21-year-old Linda Hardan, of Prospect Park, is also charged with child endangerment and ...
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Apple Co-Founder Visits FDU

11-20-14
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak answered questions at a session at Farleigh Dickinson University.

Pot smoke triggers fire alarm at Princeton

11-20-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory. The alarm went off early Wednesday in a music practice room in the basement of ...

4 suspended after football hazing back as teachers

11-19-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Four assistant New Jersey high school football coaches who were suspended amid hazing and sexual assault charges filed against players will keep their teaching jobs. The Sayreville school board on Tuesday reinstated the men ...