Essex County College students are calling for the federal government and New Jersey’s education commissioner to investigate the college’s Board of Trustees for its decision to suspend President Gale Gibson and General Counsel Rashidah Hasan.
The Newark School District received results from lead testing that found all eight non-traditional buildings tested had at least one water fountain or faucet with lead levels of at least 15 parts per billion.
The Lakewood school district is $12 million in debt. The proposed budget, which the school board condemned and the superintendent refused to certify, would cut 68 teachers, which could lead to class sizes of 40.
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