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Stockton University can find a new buyer for the Showboat, a judge ruled. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Stockton can find new buyer for Showboat, judge rules

8-10-15
Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez said the contract between Stockton University and Glenn Straub's KK Ventures was properly terminated so the school can sell the former Showboat casino.
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Christopher’s Law Would Clarify Private Student Loans in Event of Death

8-6-15
Christopher's Law would require private student loans to have clear language explaining the consequences if the borrower or co-signer dies.
Newark schools Superintendent Chris Cerf

New Newark Superintendent Promises ‘Trust’ and ‘Healing,’ But Offers Few Specifics

8-6-15
Chris Cerf pledges steps toward local control while vague on ‘One Newark’ and dealing with looming budget gap.
Rutgers researchers have narrowed their search for the new Rutgers tomato down to three varieties. Photo: Peter Nitzsche/NJAES

Rutgers Tomato Reinvented with Even More Flavor

8-3-15
The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is improving a tomato variety thought to be lost to history.
Kids participate in a program offered at Gigi's Playhouse in Hillsborough. Photo Courtesy of Erin Morris.

GiGi’s Playhouse Aims to Change the Way the World Sees Down Syndrome

7-31-15
Down syndrome achievement center GiGi's Playhouse recently opened a location in Hillsborough. Its president hopes more New Jersey locations can open in the future.
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SMART Program Shows Students Medical Careers

7-30-15
The New Jersey Medical School SMART Program is hands on, giving students real world medical problems to solve.
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Author Discusses Ramifications of School Choice in Hoboken

7-23-15
Molly Makris wrote "Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City" about how Hoboken's charter and school choice system is different than other areas.
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Taking a Closer Look at NJ Teacher Evaluations

7-20-15
The New Jersey Department of Education has released results from the new teacher and principal evaluations, which are from the 2013-2014 school year.
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High School Students Work with College Professors to Minimize Jellyfish Population

7-17-15
High school students in the Weston Science Scholars Program get to work with Montclair State University professors for hands-on experience in scientific research.
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Plan Would Offer College Credits for Work, Life Experience

7-15-15
Thomas Edison State College's vice president presented a plan to the College Affordability Study Commission to offer credit to partial degree completers for their work and life experience.