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Bill Would Mandate Cursive Writing for NJ Elementary School Students

8-10-16
Assemblyman Ron Dancer reintroduced a bill with bipartisan support to mandate New Jersey’s public elementary schools teach cursive so students can write and read it by the end of third grade.
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Calls for Reform of HESAA Student Loan Practices

8-8-16
At a special hearing of Senate committees, NJCLASS loans administered by the NJ Higher Education Assistance Authority were called into question for its lending practices.
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Freehold Borough to Get New School Facilities Despite Two ‘No’ Votes

8-5-16
An historic state ruling just overturned the local voters and ordered Freehold Borough to build new classrooms and other facilities for the overcrowded district.
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Sweeney Calls for NJEA Investigation, Christie Wants Scrutiny of Weinberg, Wisniewski

8-3-16
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron breaks down Senate President Sweeney's accusations against the NJEA and Gov. Christie's against Sen. Weinberg and Assemblyman Wisniewski.
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Senate President Accuses NJEA of Trying to Extort Public Officials

8-3-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the U.S. attorney and New Jersey attorney general to investigate claims that the NJEA is trying to coerce officials into approving a pension ballot question by threatening to withhold political contributions.
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Christie Calls for Investigation into Weinberg, Wisniewski Emails

8-2-16
Gov. Christie questioned the Democratic National Committee's involvement with Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Assemblyman John Wisniewski and wants the legislators to release their emails.
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Charter School Head Coins Term for Inner-City Kids’ Anxiety

8-1-16
Village Charter School Head Dale Caldwell uses the term urban traumatic stress disorder, UTSD, to describe the chronic anxiety felt by inner-city kids.
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Christie Touts ‘Fairness Formula’ in Fair Lawn

7-28-16
The governor said his Fairness Formula would lower property taxes in many suburbs, including an average of $2,200 in Fair Lawn, and it would give $6,600 to every non-special needs public school student in the state.
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Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

7-13-16
Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.
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Children of Immigrants Benefit from Higher Education Loan Change

7-12-16
For the first time, New Jersey’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will no longer automatically deny the applications of students who can’t produce a social security number for their parents.