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New Jersey releases newest student health survey

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's latest student health survey finds fewer students are drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes and using drugs. But the number of students who say they were bullied hasn't changed since 2009 and many students continue ...

Bill delays new tests to evaluate NJ teachers

6-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Assembly has passed a bill that would delay the use of new standardized tests to evaluate teachers in New Jersey. The measure, which cleared the lower house by a 72-4 vote on Monday, also would create a task force to review ...

Red Bank substitute teacher arrested

6-17-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a 37-year-old with having sex with a 16-year-old female student when he was a substitute teacher at Red Bank Regional High School. Monmouth County prosecutors have charged Darnell Lewis with sexual ...
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Sen. Lesniak: Rutgers Board Does Not Need An Increase

6-16-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) says that the Rutgers University Board of Governors does not in an increase in board members who are political appointees.

Christie keeps focus on higher education

6-16-14
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is keeping his focus on higher education. The governor attended a ground breaking ceremony for a chemistry building on Rutgers University's Piscataway campus Monday. The $115 million project is ...

Upper level GWB lanes facing 12-week shutdown

6-16-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are urged to use the lower level of the George Washington Bridge during overnight hours due to construction. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the three upper-level lanes of the bridge will be closed ...

State: District’s ‘virtual school day’ won’t count

6-14-14
MONTVALE, N.J. (AP) — State education officials say a northern New Jersey school district's decision to have student's log on for a "virtual school day" during a winter storm earlier this year was innovative. But it won't count as an official ...

Upper level GWB lanes facing 12-week shutdown

6-13-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are being urged to use the lower level of the George Washington Bridge during overnight hours due to an upcoming construction project. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says beginning June 16, three ...

Jersey City probes possible student data breach

6-13-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City school officials are probing whether there's been a data breach involving students' personal information. School Superintendent Marcia Lyles met with parents Thursday night to discuss the investigation into ...
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Sen. Sweeney’s Bill for Rutgers’ Board Amended

6-12-14
Sen. Sweeney's Bill for the Rutgers' Board of Governors and Board of Trustees has been amended.