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Universities Hire More Adjunct Professors and Pay Less

9-28-15
The union representing part-time, or adjunct, professors at Rutgers says their numbers have doubled in 20 years, to nearly 1,500. They say adjuncts do the same work as their full-time counterparts for much less.

NJTV to Recognize Three New Jersey Educators as American Graduate Champions

9-28-15
NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced that it will celebrate the work of local educators in conjunction with the national high school graduation initiative American Graduate Day.

Give Something Back Foundation Establishes Full, Four-Year Scholarships For Students to Attend College

9-24-15
Heartland Payment Systems Founder and CEO Robert Carr is paying it forward with his Give Something Back Foundation and offer 2,000 full, four-year scholarships for students to attend college.

Camden Protesters Warn of Privatization Looming for City’s ‘Public’ Schools

9-22-15
A group of organizers met outside a conference in downtown Camden, in hopes of Confronting Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard. Organizers say they want full local control of Camden Schools, which has been state controlled for the past two years.

Mother and Woodland Park Schools Go To Court Over Address Dispute

9-22-15
Woodland Park is demanding restitution in the form of $13,271 from a mother alleged to have falsified her address in order to send her child to a different school.

NJ Students Return From Trip To Sri Lanka

9-22-15
A group of Montclair students got to travel to Sri Lanka as part of Guru Travel, a summer service program. The students got the opportunity to help the wild elephant population and teach English to children in Sri Lanka.

Woodland Park Sets Ordinance Fining Parents For False Addresses

9-18-15
Woodland Park is issuing a $2,000 fine for "border hoppers" -- or students who fake their addresses to attend different schools.

Report Found Rutgers Football Coach in Violation of University Policy

9-17-15
A 21-page investigative report done by Rutgers University Robert Barchi found that head football coach Kyle Flood had violated University policy when he contacted a professor on the academic status of one of his players.

NJTV News Exclusive: Interview with Rutgers President On Football Controversies

9-16-15
Following an internal investigation into emails sent by Rutgers coach Kyle Flood, he's been given a three game suspension and fined $50,000.

Junius Williams on Newark Schools: Change Has to Come From the Bottom Up

9-15-15
Junius Williams says charter schools, which account for 28 percent of the Newark school population, are run like independent school districts. The general population, the 72 percent that remain, should be planned by the parents, community activists and students in order to tailor school budgets to specific needs, he says.