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140425Wanko

Family of 4-Year-Old Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

4-25-14
The family and friends of Natalie Gorsegner, who has been battling cancer, are raising money for pediatric cancer research through The Truth 365.
140425Cube

Celebrating 40 Years of the Rubik’s Cube

4-25-14
Liberty Science Center in Jersey City partnered with Google to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube with an interactive exhibit that highlights the toy and demonstrates how it works.
140424Student

Paying for College Continues to Be Increasingly Difficult for NJ Students

4-24-14
A new study has found that more college students are graduating with student loan debt and that debt is taking more out of family's pocketbooks than ever before.

Princeton University giving town $24M

4-24-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has agreed to contribute more than $24 million over the next seven years to the town of Princeton. The deal was announced Thursday and is set for consideration by the town government's approval on Monday. ...

Puerto Rico university students launch protest

4-23-14
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Students at Puerto Rico's largest public university have launched a 24-hour protest following talks about a tuition increase. The protest was called even though officials at the University of Puerto Rico have extended ...

Rutgers names new chancellor for Camden campus

4-23-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The dean of the University of Maryland's law school has been named the new chancellor for Rutgers University's Camden campus. Phoebe Haddon will start in New Jersey on July 1. Her appointment was announced Wednesday by ...
140422School

Parents Claim School District Discourages Blacks from Taking AP Classes

4-22-14
Parents of students in the South Orange/Maplewood school district say black students are discouraged from taking harder Advanced Placement courses.
140422Duffy

NJIT Launches New Jersey Innovation Institute

4-22-14
The New Jersey Innovation Institute, a non-profit spinoff of NJIT, will allow those involved to work more freely with private corporations.
140422Bell

School Board Assoc. Director: 15% Voter Turnout for April Elections

4-22-14
New Jersey School Board Association Deputy Executive Director Frank Belluscio says only 15 percent of registered voters come out for April school district elections.
Sophie Sabin, an eighth-grader at Philip's Academy Charter School in Newark is one of nine youth journalists.

Newark Student Reporter Honored as #NextGen Public Media Producer

4-22-14
Sophie Sabin, an eighth-grader at Philip's Academy Charter School in Newark, is one of 11 youth journalists named PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs All-Stars.