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140515Camden

Camden School District Faces Layoffs Because of $47 Million Deficit

5-15-14
Camden High School students staged a second walkout to protest a plan that would take some of their favorite teachers.
140515Grant

Paterson Education Fund Director: Paterson Schools Need to Return to Local Control

5-15-14
Paterson Education Fund Executive Director Rosie Grant says that the Paterson School District has improved under the state but that it needs to go back to local control.

Camden students walk out over teacher layoffs

5-15-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of students from Camden high schools left class to protest layoffs of more than 200 teachers and dozens of other school employees. The students on Wednesday walked to the district office and shouted for Superintendent ...

Students sheltered during central NJ escape

5-15-14
JAMESBURG, N.J. (AP) — It should be a quieter day for students at four central New Jersey schools. They were ordered to shelter in place on Wednesday after a drug suspect escaped from the Jamesburg police station. Police apprehended 19-year-old ...
140514Williams

Civil Rights Advocate: Newarkers Will Push Against One Newark School Plan

5-14-14
Junius Williams says that as long as Superintendent Cami Anderson is pushing the One Newark plan, the people of Newark will push back against it.

As college students walk, speakers walk away

5-14-14
Forget about their students not making it to graduation. Now colleges have to wonder whether their speakers will. Former University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau (BUR'-zheh-noe) has added his name to the expanding list of ...

New Jersey lawmakers look at college changes

5-14-14
EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers who want to make the state's colleges more accountable and affordable are hearing about some complications with their plans. The Assembly's Higher Education Committee heard Wednesday from college presidents, ...
140513Teaneck

Teaneck Marks 50th Anniversary of Desegregation Vote

5-13-14
The Teaneck school board voted 50 years ago to end segregation.
140513Duffy

MSU Hosts Inventors Day with $10,000 Prize

5-13-14
Students pitched their business ideas during Inventors Day at Montclair State University, which awarded $10,000 to the winning team.

Civil rights complaints target charter schools

5-13-14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A coalition of groups opposed to charter schools says it is filing federal civil rights complaints claiming discrimination by officials running school systems in New Orleans, Chicago and Newark, New Jersey. Copies of the ...