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NJ school placed on lockdown; no weapons found

4-9-14
WEST PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Police say no weapons have been found at a northern New Jersey school that was placed on lockdown Wednesday following reports that a student had brought a gun into the building. West Caldwell Police Chief Michael ...
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Rutgers Dance Marathon Benefits Kids Cancer Foundation

4-9-14
More than 1,200 Rutgers University students participated in a 30-hour dance marathon and raised more than $620,000 for Embrace Kids Foundation, which helps better the lives of children with cancer.

Students seek tuition freeze at Rutgers

4-9-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — About a dozen students called on the Rutgers University Board of Governors to consider freezing tuition. It costs in-state students more than $13,000 in tuition and fees at attend New Jersey's flagship university. The ...
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Some Argue College Athletes Should be Paid

4-8-14
With the amount of money made from college sports, some say the student athletes should be allowed to unionize and get paid for their time and talent.
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Officials Tout New Newark School But Some Still Critical of Leadership

4-7-14
While officials say the Newark school district is moving forward, some are still wary of Superintendent Cami Anderson and the way she leads.

Rutgers AD bashes struggling newspaper

4-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's athletic director has told a class that it would be "great" if New Jersey's largest newspaper went out of business. The university says Julie Hermann's remarks to a media ethics and law class in ...

ACLU warns 138 NJ school districts about enrollment

4-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is warning 138 New Jersey school districts that they could face legal action over requirements that they're discriminating against students whose parents are in the country without legal ...

NJ shore town in bid to leave school district

4-6-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — A battle over a school district involving one of New Jersey's most famous shore communities could be decided by voters. Cape May is seeking to leave the school district it shares with Lower Township and West Cape May. Cape ...

As Rutgers transforms, philosophy gets a boost

4-6-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University is getting $3 million for a new professor of philosophy. The position will become the first humanities faculty job to be funded with a $27 million pledge made three years ago to create named faculty ...

Cashier at NJ medical school admits embezzlement

4-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's attorney general says a former head cashier for the Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Group has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Dewyna Brown pleaded guilty on Friday state Superior Court in Middlesex County ...