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Department of Education Reveals First Results of PARCC Testing

10-20-15
The New Jersey Department of Education filled the atrium of the NJ Manufacturers Insurance Group with leaders from the world of business, industry and academics to reveal its first results of PARCC testing.
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The BEAST Built to Rescue New Jersey’s Infrastructure

10-14-15
The BEAST, or Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing Laboratory, can measure the longterm effects of weather and wear and tear on infrastructure. In six months researchers can see the wear that takes place over 20 years.
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Parents React to ‘Inappropriate’ Books in Rumson School Curriculum

10-14-15
At the Board of Education meeting in Rumson Tuesday night, parents took both sides of the debate. Some said the works of literature were not age appropriate, while others said it broadened students' horizons.
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Cerf Addresses State Board of Education

10-8-15
David Cruz spoke about what Newark Superintendent Chris Cerf said at yesterday's Board of Education meeting. He spoke about charter schools and the $100 million donation from Facebook.
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Local Control of Jersey City Schools by Spring Said Mayor Fulop

10-7-15
The return of local control to schools in Jersey City, after 26 years, is planned to come this spring. The Jersey City school system works with nearly $660 million and has 29,000 students.
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Bloomfield College to Benefit from $3 Million STEM Grant

10-5-15
One in 10 scientists and engineers are minority women, and African American students only account for five percent of STEM college majors.
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Universities Hire More Adjunct Professors and Pay Less

9-28-15
The union representing part-time, or adjunct, professors at Rutgers says their numbers have doubled in 20 years, to nearly 1,500. They say adjuncts do the same work as their full-time counterparts for much less.

NJTV to Recognize Three New Jersey Educators as American Graduate Champions

9-28-15
NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced that it will celebrate the work of local educators in conjunction with the national high school graduation initiative American Graduate Day.
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Give Something Back Foundation Establishes Full, Four-Year Scholarships For Students to Attend College

9-24-15
Heartland Payment Systems Founder and CEO Robert Carr is paying it forward with his Give Something Back Foundation and offer 2,000 full, four-year scholarships for students to attend college.
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Camden Protesters Warn of Privatization Looming for City’s ‘Public’ Schools

9-22-15
A group of organizers met outside a conference in downtown Camden, in hopes of Confronting Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard. Organizers say they want full local control of Camden Schools, which has been state controlled for the past two years.