Tennis great Agassi visits Newark charter school

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andre Agassi brought some star power to a Newark charter school for its official opening. The tennis great was on hand Wednesday for the opening of the new campus of University Heights Charter School. Agassi is a longtime ...

Late New Jersey football coach to receive honor

PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A longtime New Jersey high school football coach who passed away before the start of the season will be honored with a national award next week. Gary Mioli was heading into his 24th season at Park Ridge High School when he ...

New Jersey Supreme Court hears school trip case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the state can prosecute two high school employees accused of having sex with students they were chaperoning on a class trip to Germany. Attorneys for Artur Sopel and Michael ...

Authorities: Man made online threat about shooting

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly made an online threat about a shooting at William Paterson University has been charged with making terrorist threats. School officials say 18-year-old Christopher Geary, a Pompton Lakes ...

American Legion gets involved in suit over pledge

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — The American Legion has joined a lawsuit attempting to defend the use of the Pledge of Allegiance at a central New Jersey school. The patriotic group says it has been accepted as an intervener in a lawsuit filed by the ...

Reported home invasion spurs schools lockdown

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Schools in a southern New Jersey community were briefly placed on lockdown following a reported home invasion in a nearby neighborhood. No injuries were reported in the home invasion, which occurred shortly before ...

School Newcomer Program Named Model for NJ

Atlantic City High School offers students instruction in their native language as a way to help them learn English and subject matters.

Student Performance Director: DOE Needs to Focus on PARCC Assessments

Mount Olive School District Director of Student Performance Tracey Severns says the Department of Education needs to focus on the PARCC Assessments because there are so many misperceptions of it.

Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority

NEW YORK (AP) — Miss America says she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denies a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kira Kazantsev said on ABC's "Good Morning ...

Non-Profit Offers Broadband to Low Income Students

JerseyOn, a new statewide non-profit, is providing a lifetime of one gigabyte of broadband internet per month for a flat fee of $40 for low income students.