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Menendez: The Nation Needs to Wake Up to Realities of Gun Violence

12-4-15
Senator Robert Menendez spoke about guns, terrorism and immigration, in light of the recent events in California, at an event at Rutgers Law School about the endangered Perkins student loan program.

Corzine Discusses Successes and Failures in Talk to Students

12-4-15
Former Governor Jon Corzine cautioned students about too much ambition and told them to channel their ambition to benefit others in a lecture called "A Life with Purpose: Reflections on Success and Failure".

National Comparisons Indicate PARCC Assessment Better Than Previously Thought

12-2-15
At its monthly board meeting in Trenton, the state Board of Education got to see how New Jersey stacked up to the PARCC average.

Finding Health Care Solutions for Aging Baby Boomers

12-1-15
A new program offered from the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions aims to train health professionals on providing quality care to the growing number of aging baby boomers.

E-Book Compiles Three Years of Reporting Inside Newark’s Quitman Renew School

11-24-15
Schools with the highest absentee rate, lowest test scores and dimmest prospects for graduation are categorized as "renew" schools. One reporter embedded herself in the Quitman renew school for three years. She spoke about what she learned from that experience.

Board of Education Toughens Standards for Aspiring Classroom Teachers

11-20-15
Education majors will be required to add 175 hours of clinical hours in classrooms, in addition to a year of student teaching.

Kean University Students React to Bomb Threats and Hate Tweets

11-19-15
Someone tweeted a barrage of racist death threats threatening students of color Tuesday.

Bill Throws Red Flag on Redshirting

11-18-15
A bill sponsored by Senator Codey would penalize redshirting by making kids who repeat sixth, seventh or eighth grades — despite being academically proficient — eligible for only three consecutive years of high school sports.

Rowan Offers Degree Program That Saves Students Time and Money

11-13-15
Rowan University will offer incoming freshman the chance to get a degree in 3 years, by attending full-time during the summer where tuition, fees and housing will all be free.

Toms River Students Create ‘Fight Song’ Against Bullying

11-12-15
North Dover Elementary School students created a video parody of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." They changed the lyrics to focus on anti-bullying. The National Center for Education Statistics indicates in 2013 nearly one out of every four students reported being bullied.