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Critics Say Paterson’s Special Ed Program Heading Toward Disaster with Layoffs

6-2-15
Administrators have said hundreds of positions will be cut from Paterson schools. Critics say that will spell disaster for the district's special education program and they're planning a school walkout for Friday.
150602Hill

Parents Fight for Daughter’s Right to Take Medical Marijuana at School

6-2-15
Lora and Roger Barbour are appealing a decision so that their 16-year-old autistic daughter with epilepsy can take an additional dose of cannabis oil while in school. They argue the school district's refusal violates the state's Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.
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Overwhelming 97% of State’s Teachers Rated ‘Effective’ in New Evaluations

6-2-15
NJEA remains cautious about implementation of AchieveNJ but calls results ‘exceptional.’
150529Flanagan

Reaction to Christie’s Condemnation of Common Core

5-29-15
Some parents say Common Core has benefited their children and they disagree with Gov. Christie's assessment of the educational standards.
150528Hill

Christie Says Common Core Not Meeting Educational Needs

5-28-15
Gov. Christie backed away from Common Core, saying it's not meeting the challenge of educating New Jersey children. He wants New Jersey business partners, administrators, teachers and parents to develop state educational standards.
150527Vannozzi

Some Legislators Work to Repeal Superintendent Salary Cap

5-27-15
New Jersey limits superintendents' salaries to $175,000 per year, the same pay as the governor. Some lawmakers argue that the cap is causing many qualified administrators to take jobs in bordering states instead of taking pay cuts.
150525Hill

Study Finds Early Alphabet Stocks Traded More Frequently

5-27-15
A study in Review of Finance has found stocks from companies with names in the beginning of the alphabet get traded more often than those at the end of the alphabet.
150527Wanko

Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at NJTV News

5-27-15
Students involved in PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs visited the new Agnes Varis NJTV Studio to learn about how NJTV News is produced.
150526Flanagan

Central HS Principal Speaks Out About One Newark

5-26-15
Central High School Principal Sharnee Brown penned a letter speaking out against the One Newark enrollment policy, saying her school has gotten an influx of students with special needs.
Stockton University has filed proofs of claim against Caesars Entertainment over the Showboat deal. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Stockton files complaint against Caesars over Showboat deal

5-26-15
Stockton University has filed several proofs of claim in federal bankruptcy court against Caesars Entertainment for damages related to the agreement to purchase Showboat.