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150717Wanko

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.
150715Vannozzi

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.
150715Rosenstein

Rutgers Professor: Math Standards Should Focus More on the Practical

7-15-15
Rutgers Professor Joseph Rosenstein says Common Core focuses too much on calculus prep and not enough on practical math applications in the younger grades.
150714Wanko

Teaching Students How to Rescue Hostages in Drill

7-14-15
The Monmouth County Emergency Response Team teaches students how to rescue hostages as part of a drill for the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office Annual Youth Week.
150714Hill

Stevens Students Build Sustainable House for Solar Decathlon

7-14-15
Stevens Institute of Technology students have created a sustainable house using solar power for the U.S. Department of Energy contest Solar Decathlon 2015. They say it is a useful design for the Jersey Shore.
150710Delmore

School Security Task Force Recommends Trained Officer in Every School

7-10-15
A school security task force formed after the 2012 Newtown massacre has recommended all New Jersey schools have a trained police officer.
150710Vannozzi

Big Ten Seen as a Draw for Rutgers

7-10-15
Since joining the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers University has seen an 11 percent increase in first year applicants.
150513Hill

Horses Help Medical Students Improve Bedside Manner

7-10-15
Rutgers Medical School offers Horses for Healers, a class that lets students interact with horses to become more aware of non-verbal cues that will help with future patients.
150709Wanko

Horizons Program Combats Summer Slide

7-9-15
The six-week program Horizons teaches kids over the summer to keep them learning and prevent the summer slide.
150708Vannozzi

NJ State Board of Ed Approves Chris Cerf as Newark Superintendent in Split Vote

7-8-15
In a 6-4 decision, members of the New Jersey State Board of Education approved the nomination of Chris Cerf to lead Newark's public schools.