As part of an initiative to ensure students don't go hungry over the summer, Perth Amboy is using money from the USDA to bring children who qualify for free lunches during the school year meals while they're on summer break.
A recent study found that the brain surface area linked to intelligence is correlated with family income. At Acelero Learning in Freehold, they have created a program that aims to level the playing field for kids and their parents.
In Camden, a couple of High School seniors prepare to graduate after having to overcome obstacles from homelessness. About 500 students within the Camden schools district have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives.
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