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Princeton U. cancels overnight stay after outbreak

3-28-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has canceled an overnight stay for incoming students because of a recent meningitis outbreak that's been linked to one death. The annual Princeton preview has been changed to one-day events in April. ...

Ex-school board president guilty of lunch fraud

3-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Jurors have found the former president of the Elizabeth School Board guilty of stealing from the district's free lunch program. The panel found 49-year-old Marie Munn understated her household income, which exceeded the limit ...
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Montclair HS Faces Stomach Virus Outbreak

3-27-14
Nearly 300 students and 65 teachers called out sick from Montclair High School Thursday.

Princeton grants admission to 7.28 percent

3-27-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says its latest round of admissions is expected to represent the most selective admission process in the university's history. A university spokesman announced Thursday that Princeton has offered ...
Families attending a previous Nassan's Place event. Photo courtesy of Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr.

5K to Raise Money to Open Educational Center for Autistic Children

3-27-14
A new organization that plans to help educate autistic children in New Jersey, Nassan's Place, is holding a 5K Walk for Autism to raise money for Autism New Jersey and to open a center.
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School Brings Students Into Bullying Lawsuit

3-26-14
Two schools being sued have brought 11 Hunterdon County students into the lawsuit for allegedly bullying a classmate.

Classes resume for students after school fire

3-26-14
EDISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Approximately 500 students in central New Jersey return to class after a fire destroyed their school building. Nearby Middlesex County College is offering classrooms to teachers and students of the James Monroe ...

Philadelphia Community College names new president

3-25-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Community College of Philadelphia has chosen its new president. Fifty-seven-year-old Donald Generals Jr. is vice president for academic affairs at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey. He will be the sixth ...

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

3-25-14
A New Jersey judge has ruled that a school district can try to make the families of alleged bullies pay if the district is held liable in a negligence lawsuit. The ruling last week is part of a lawsuit filed by a former student at Flemington-Raritan ...
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Investigators: Janitor’s Cigarette Caused Edison School Fire

3-24-14
According to investigators, the fire that destroyed Monroe Elementary in Edison was caused by a cigarette left behind by Janitor Jerome Higgins.