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161026Hill

Controversy Over Paterson Schools Eliminating Student Accident Insurance

10-26-16
In the spring, the Paterson school district eliminated the $400,000 student accident insurance coverage for this year, which means students must use their families' insurance in the event of an accident. The school board president is calling for the insurance to be reinstated.
161025Vannozzi

Presidential Race Poses Unique Challenge for Schools

10-25-16
In an election cycle marred by inflammatory campaign rhetoric and insults that would undoubtedly earn a ticket to detention, schools across New Jersey have been struggling to find creative ways to teach kids the process.
161025Cunningham

Sen. Cunningham Talks College Affordability

10-24-16
A state Senate committee has just passed a comprehensive plan aimed at making college more affordable and student debt less onerous.
161020Delmore

Bergen Community College Offers Class to Vets About Experiences in War

10-20-16
An English class at Bergen Community College uses short stories, poems and film to talk about what it’s like to experience war.
161017Haines

How Gender Stereotypes Are Impacting the Presidential Race

10-17-16
Elizabeth Haines supervises the Social Cognition Lab at William Paterson University. She says gender stereotypes are as strong today as they were 30 or 40 years ago and they have an impact on how the two presidential candidates are perceived.
161013Delmore

Paterson Superintendent Bans Suspension for Grades K-2

10-13-16
Starting Nov. 1, there will be no more suspensions of kids in grades K-2 in Paterson because the state-appointed superintendent has banned the practice.
161012Vannozzi

HELP Act: Forgive Student Loans for Ill or Deceased Borrowers

10-12-16
Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced federal legislation, the Student Borrower Higher Education Lending Protection Act, that would forgive student debt in the event of death, permanent disability or should a co-signer die.
161012Hill

Trenton Makes Music Highlights City’s Musical History

10-12-16
The College of New Jersey’s faculty and nearly two dozen students are working on the Trenton Makes Music project that highlights the city's musical history and future.
161011Cruz2

Planning for New Fed-Mandated Every Student Succeeds Act Could Face Bumpy Ride

10-11-16
The successor to No Child Left Behind, the Every Student Succeeds Act returns a lot of decision-making authority to the state, according to some. But one New Jersey lawmaker questions how it will be implemented, especially with a new governor.
160930Delmore

Many NJ Catholic High Schools Lack Football Program

10-10-16
More than half of New Jersey’s 60 Catholic high schools don't have football programs. Of course, some are all-girls schools, but the trend still holds more so in North Jersey than South.