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Stockton University purchased the Showboat in December. - (AARON HOUSTON)

‘Stabbed in the heart': Stockton’s Showboat campus in jeopardy, university president says

3-25-15
Stockton University President Herman Saatkamp says the school's efforts to create a residential branch campus in Atlantic City have reached a stalemate.
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Fighting Drug Addiction in Youth

3-23-15
Children are being exposed to drugs at a younger and younger age. One Rutgers professor hopes to educate children about drug use and abuse.
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Assembly Ed. Committee Members Grill DOE Staffer Over PARCC Privacy Concerns

3-19-15
Members of the Assembly Education Committee heard from the NJ Department of Education about how Pearson, which is administering the PARCC test, has been monitoring students' social media accounts.
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Camden Launches ‘Family University’ to Engage Families in Education

3-18-15
Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard unveiled a site at the Kroc Center that he hopes will be a hub for the community outside of schools.
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Tuition at County Colleges Climbs Across NJ, Essex Students Protest Board Meeting

3-17-15
Essex County College students attended a board of trustees meeting to protest a potential 20 percent tuition hike.
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Pearson Monitors Students’ Social Media Surrounding PARCC

3-16-15
Pearson, the company administering the PARCC test in New Jersey, is monitoring social media accounts to ensure students don't share test questions.
State Education Commissioner David Hespe. Credit: Amanda Brown

Only One New Charter School Gets Go-Ahead, While Two Others Must Close

3-16-15
While renewing 14 charters for existing schools, state officials also rejected closely watched plans to turn two Camden public schools into charters.
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Education Commissioner Defends PARCC Test

3-12-15
Education Commissioner David Hespe told the Senate Education Committee that the PARCC test is a new way to measure achievement, not unlike previous assessments.
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Making Maple Syrup in New Jersey

3-12-15
Students learn the technique of making maple syrup at Howell Living History Farm during maple sugaring season, which ends in late March.
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Baraka Says No Meningitis Threat at Newark’s Oliver Street School

3-11-15
Although a first-grader from Oliver Street School died last week of suspected bacterial meningitis, officials say the school and its students are safe.