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150527Wanko

Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at NJTV News

5-27-15
Students involved in PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs visited the new Agnes Varis NJTV Studio to learn about how NJTV News is produced.
150526Flanagan

Central HS Principal Speaks Out About One Newark

5-26-15
Central High School Principal Sharnee Brown penned a letter speaking out against the One Newark enrollment policy, saying her school has gotten an influx of students with special needs.
Stockton University has filed proofs of claim against Caesars Entertainment over the Showboat deal. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Stockton files complaint against Caesars over Showboat deal

5-26-15
Stockton University has filed several proofs of claim in federal bankruptcy court against Caesars Entertainment for damages related to the agreement to purchase Showboat.
150522Cruz

Students Say Record Protest Crowd Shows Strong Resistance to Superintendent’s Reforms

5-22-15
Nearly 2,000 participated in a student walkout in Newark, billed as the largest student protest in Newark Public Schools history.
150522Flanagan

Boy Scouts of America President Calls Ban on Gay Troop Leaders ‘Unsustainable’

5-22-15
Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, says the ban on gay troop leaders is "unsustainable," though he didn't call for a formal vote by the national scouting board.
150522Hill

Rutgers Ban on Greek Parties Expires

5-22-15
The house party ban on New Brunswick-Piscataway campus fraternities and sororities expired when the spring semester ended.
150522Wanko

Students Recognize Fallen Service Members with Field of Flags

5-22-15
Southern Regional High School students, along with others in the area, place flags representing each military member's life lost on the school lawn in honor of Memorial Day. This year there are 6,847 flags.
2021

Consortium Opts to Shorten PARCC Exams, Merge Two Testing Periods into One

5-22-15
In response to complaints, a multi-state group decides to shave 90 minutes off math and language arts sections and alter PARCC exam schedule.
150521Hill

D.A.R.E. New Jersey Loses Fight with National Organization

5-21-15
D.A.R.E. New Jersey has lost its legal battle with D.A.R.E. America so the state organization no longer exists. The national organization is still teaching middle school students drug prevention in New Jersey.
150521Delmore

Growing New Jobs in Newark for Veterans

5-21-15
Rutger's Veterans Environmental Technology Solutions program is putting unemployed veterans back to work and allowing them to give back to the community in a new way.