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Officials Tout New Newark School But Some Still Critical of Leadership

4-7-14
While officials say the Newark school district is moving forward, some are still wary of Superintendent Cami Anderson and the way she leads.

Rutgers AD bashes struggling newspaper

4-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's athletic director has told a class that it would be "great" if New Jersey's largest newspaper went out of business. The university says Julie Hermann's remarks to a media ethics and law class in ...

ACLU warns 138 NJ school districts about enrollment

4-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is warning 138 New Jersey school districts that they could face legal action over requirements that they're discriminating against students whose parents are in the country without legal ...

NJ shore town in bid to leave school district

4-6-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — A battle over a school district involving one of New Jersey's most famous shore communities could be decided by voters. Cape May is seeking to leave the school district it shares with Lower Township and West Cape May. Cape ...

As Rutgers transforms, philosophy gets a boost

4-6-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University is getting $3 million for a new professor of philosophy. The position will become the first humanities faculty job to be funded with a $27 million pledge made three years ago to create named faculty ...

Cashier at NJ medical school admits embezzlement

4-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's attorney general says a former head cashier for the Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Group has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Dewyna Brown pleaded guilty on Friday state Superior Court in Middlesex County ...
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Asbury Park High School Graduation Rates Are Low

4-4-14
Graduation rates at Asbury Park High School are low and drop-out rates are high.
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Thomas Edison College President: Proposed Higher Education Regulations are Irrational

4-4-14
Thomas Edison State College President Dr. George Pruitt said that some of the regulations that are being proposed for higher education are not rational.

Bullet hits school bus in Newark

4-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — No children were injured when a bullet struck a school bus in New Jersey's largest city. Newark police say a man was wounded in the gunfire on 1st Street Thursday. He's in stable condition. Police say the bus, which was carry ...
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Sen. Beck: State Will Invest More in Education Aid

4-3-14
Sen. Jennifer Beck says this year the state will invest more state aid money in education than ever before, according to the budget numbers.