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Christie: In-state tuition bill benefits too rich

11-25-13
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

11-25-13
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

11-22-13
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 ...
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U.S. Ed Secretary Says NJ Is Showing Courage In Education

11-21-13
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

11-21-13
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 ...
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Critics Call on Cerf to Slow Implementation of Common Core Curriculum

11-20-13
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.
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Type B Meningitis Vaccine Will Be Available For Princeton Outbreak

11-19-13
The vaccine Bexsero, available in Europe and Australia, protects against Type B meningitis, which has been the diagnosis in the Princeton University outbreak.
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Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

11-18-13
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.
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Latest Rutgers Athletics Controversy Alleges Bullying By Coach

11-18-13
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.
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Sen. Ruiz Says There’s Still Work To Do For DREAM Act

11-18-13
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.