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NJ man pleads no contest in WVU frat hazing

5-28-14
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Thursday sentencing is set for a New Jersey man who pleaded no contest to hazing at a West Virginia University fraternity. Media outlets report that Michael Sousa entered the plea Tuesday in Monongalia County Magistrate ...

New Jersey students told to delete nude selfies

5-28-14
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Students in a central New Jersey school district have been told to delete nude photos of themselves and classmates from their cellphones and social media pages or face the consequences. Thursday is the deadline for ...

School board president wants right to sue district

5-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The new president of the Trenton school board has made a legal filing to preserve her right to sue the school district over an injury her son sustained earlier this year. The Times of Trenton (http://bit.ly/1nuJ6pg ) reports ...

Prosecutor: How did students got school keys?

5-27-14
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prosecutor says local officials should figure out how students got keys to a high school that was vandalized earlier this month. Sixty-three students were arrested May 1 after they were found in Teaneck High ...

School official quits after TV crew follows him

5-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The lead attendance officer for the Atlantic City school district has quit after a TV news crew documented him doing anything but his job. WPVI-TV in Philadelphia (http://6abc.cm/1qXABqy ) showed Nicholas Russo getting ...

Student dies after collapsing in gym class

5-21-14
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — An eighth-grade student has died after he collapsed during gym class at a southern New Jersey school. Mount Laurel school district officials say the Harrington Middle School student was doing "routine activity" when he ...
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Promoting Prom Safety in New Ways

5-19-14
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) is appealing to the popularity of zombies to help students make smart decisions related to their proms.
Chris Randall and Elijah Smith of Rutgers University-Newark were the fifth-ranked policy debate team in the nation during the 2013-14 season. Photo: Shelley Kusnetz.

Rapid Rise to the Top for Rutgers University-Newark Debaters

5-19-14
A collegiate debate team barely six years old makes its mark in national competition.

Assembly speaker unveils vocational ed bills

5-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Assembly Democrats have introduced a package of bills designed to improve and expand vocational education in New Jersey. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assembly Education Committee chairman Patrick Diegnan Jr. say the ...

Thousands of Rutgers grads get their diplomas

5-18-14
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of Rutgers students received their diplomas during the university's system-wide commencement ceremony. School officials say the class of 2014 had an estimated 16,431 graduates. That includes students from the New ...