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6 charged with stealing from school lunch program

6-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities say six public employees have been charged with stealing a total of more than $10,000 from a school lunch program. The office of the attorney general says six women face theft-by-deception charges for ...

D-Day vet gets NJ high school diploma

6-20-14
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a northern New Jersey high school. Herman Zeitchik didn't walk with his Linden High School class in 1944 because he had enlisted in the Army. The ...

Maryland teens win marbles championship

6-20-14
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Two teenagers from Maryland have taken all the marbles. Marilyn Fisher and Dominic Rudakevych of Middletown Valley won the 91st annual National Marbles Championship in Wildwood, New Jersey, on Thursday. Forty-two boys and ...

Kentucky receiving $900K for workforce database

6-20-14
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet is receiving more than $900,000 to help with a database to link workforce and education information. The U.S. Labor Department grant is part of nearly $6 million being ...

Girl accused of slashing classmate on school bus

6-20-14
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl is accused of slashing another girl's face on a school bus in Pennsauken. Police say it happened yesterday afternoon on a bus outside Pennsauken High School in Camden County. Police say the girl used a ...

Rutgers Board of Governors elects new chair

6-19-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers Board of Governors has elected a new chair. Greg Brown will assume the post July 1. He was elected Thursday at the board's meeting in New Brunswick. The Barrington Hills, Ill.-resident is a Rutgers alumnus ...
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Senate Panel Votes to Loosen Teacher Residency Requirements

6-19-14
A group of senators voted a bill out of committee that would exempt counties bordering other states from having to employ only teachers who live in New Jersey.

Disabled students gain equal access to athletics

6-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recalled what a big part organized sports played in his early life as he signed a bill granting disabled students equal access to school athletics. Christie signed the bill Thursday the last full ...

Jackson board rejects Jewish high school

6-19-14
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Jackson Township's zoning board has voted unanimously to reject a plan to build a 400-student all-girls orthodox Jewish high school. The board on Wednesday night questioned the size of the land, the impact on traffic ...

State senate votes to expand Rutgers board

6-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's state Senate has approved expanding the Rutgers Board of Governors to give elected officials more control over who makes decisions for the state's flagship university. Under a bill adopted Thursday, there would be ...