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140808Waters

NJ Spotlight Education Writer: Some Poorer Districts Receive More Money Per Student

8-8-14
NJ Spotlight Education Writer Laura Waters says some poorer school districts are receiving more money per student than wealthier districts because the students require more supplementary services.
140806Brenda

For-Profit Colleges Draw Complaints

8-6-14
Anthem Institute in Jersey City, a for-profit college, is closing, leaving students with debt and without degrees.
140806MSU

MSU Becomes First Public NJ School to Make SAT Optional

8-6-14
Montclair State University has joined about 800 other colleges nationwide that no longer require the SAT for admission.
140801Ebola

Ebola Forces NJ Woman to Close Liberian School

8-1-14
Because of the Ebola virus outbreak, Katie Meyler from New Jersey has been forced to close the all-girls More Than Me Academy she founded in Liberia.

NJ law will let retired coaches return earlier

7-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Retired New Jersey high school athletic coaches who want to continue coaching will be able to do so without having to wait six months and risk affecting their pensions. A law signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday was ...
140730NCAA

NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit with $70M Fund

7-30-14
The NCAA has agreed to create a $70 million fund to help diagnose brain injuries in student athletes after a class action lawsuit.
140730Jenkins

FDU PublicMind Poll Exec. Director: Most in NJ Support Death With Dignity Act

7-30-14
FDU PublicMind Poll Executive Director Krista Jenkins says that many in New Jersey are supportive of the Death with Dignity Act, which would allow for assisted suicide in certain circumstances.

24 Albanians graduate from National Guard school

7-30-14
LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's National Guard has trained 24 soldiers from Albania to become officers. They graduated from the state's National Guard Officer Candidate School during a ceremony in Lawrence on Tuesday. Officials say it's the ...

Court approves Christie’s pick for Rutgers board

7-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A court has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie had the right to appoint his choice of members to a Rutgers Board of Governors in 2012, despite a legal objection from the president of the state Senate. Tuesday's appeals court ...

Ex-teacher sentenced for student sex assaults

7-28-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey high school teacher who sexually assaulted two 16-year-old male students is now headed to prison. Middlesex County prosecutors say 25-year-old Jaclyn Melillo of Sayreville received a four-year state ...