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Christie: In-state tuition bill benefits too rich

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he would not sign the version of an immigrant tuition bill passed by the state Senate. Christie says the Senate bill grants richer benefits than the federal Dream Act and could make New ...

Rutgers report: University handled Sandy well

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Rutgers University task force has found the university handled Superstorm Sandy well but offers some areas for improvement. The document says the state's flagship public university needs to come up with plans to make ...

8th case of meningitis confirmed at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is reporting its eighth case of meningitis this year. Princeton Spokesman Martin Mbugua (BOO'-gwah) says a female student developed meningitis symptoms on Wednesday and was hospitalized Thursday. Mbugua ...

U.S. Ed Secretary Says NJ Is Showing Courage In Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says that New Jersey is showing courage with the education changes and improving the system for students.

NJ university reports meningitis case

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A case of meningitis has been reported at Monmouth University. The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1baAzDx ) reports that the university's president sent a letter to the school community saying an employee of the campus ...

Critics Call on Cerf to Slow Implementation of Common Core Curriculum

Several groups are concerned about the rollout of the Common Core State Standards in New Jersey and are asking officials to slow down the implementation.

Type B Meningitis Vaccine Will Be Available For Princeton Outbreak

The vaccine Bexsero, available in Europe and Australia, protects against Type B meningitis, which has been the diagnosis in the Princeton University outbreak.

Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

Since March, seven people, mostly Princeton University students, have been diagnosed with Type B meningitis, which isn't covered by the vaccine given in the U.S.

Latest Rutgers Athletics Controversy Alleges Bullying By Coach

Rutgers football player Jevon Tyree has alleged abuse by a coach. The university claims his parents have spoken to Athletic Director Julie Hermann about the incident, but the parents deny that.

Sen. Ruiz Says There’s Still Work To Do For DREAM Act

Sen. Teresa Ruiz is pleased that the state Senate voted in favor of the DREAM Act, which would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition, but said supporters can't rest until Gov. Chris Christie signs the measure into law.