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Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Trains High School Students

7-9-14
The Monmouth County Sheriff's Office exposes high school students to police officer training through its Annual Youth Week.

New Jersey Senate delays vote on test consequences

7-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey state Senate is giving Gov. Chris Christie more time to work out a compromise on how to slow down use of a new standardized test to judge teachers' performance. Sen. Jeff Van Drew says the Senate will not vote ...
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Summer Food Service Offers Healthy Meals for Needy Students

7-3-14
The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.
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Undocumented Students Want Chance at College Financial Aid

7-2-14
Tuition equality activists, known as DREAMers, are upset that Gov. Christie line item vetoed part of the state budget that would have granted financial aid to undocumented students.
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Nuclear Power Plant Teams Up with Colleges to Train Future Employees

7-2-14
PSEG Nuclear is preparing for a mass retirement of baby boomers by teaming up with colleges to train future employees.
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Sen. Menendez: Giving DREAMers Assistance to Contribute is Important

7-2-14
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez says that DREAMers, young undocumented students, in New Jersey deserve to have the chance at financial aid for their college education.

Lawmaker: Give aid to students in US illegally

7-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The speaker of New Jersey's Assembly is introducing a bill that would make college students in the U.S. illegally eligible for state tuition aid. Speaker Vincent Prieto says the measure does not call for additional funding for ...

NJ school official retires after airport arrest

7-2-14
LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of trying to carry a handgun and knife through security at Philadelphia International Airport is stepping down from her job in a New Jersey school system. Kathryn Spiropoulos has retired as transportation ...

Students charged in NJ school prank face court

7-2-14
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the 63 students charged after a prank at a New Jersey high school are facing court dates this summer. Two dozen 18-year-olds from Teaneck High School are facing disorderly persons charges and are expected to begin ...

Edison State College gets new name

7-1-14
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Edison State College has a new name. The Fort Myers school became Florida SouthWestern State College on Tuesday. While the school has had several names over the years, it has always kept "Edison" as part of its identity. ...