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150211Wanko

Program Gives Students with Special Needs Real World Job Experience

2-11-15
Brick Township High School offers a Structured Learning Program, which allows students with special needs to work as interns at various participating businesses.
americangraduateday

Students Learn About Television Production During American Graduate Day

2-11-15
NJTV News Correspondent Lauren Wanko mentored students, showing them how to be on camera, to prepare them for American Graduate Day, a live, seven-hour broadcast.
150210Flanagan

School Bus Ads Bring Additional Revenue to Districts

2-10-15
Some New Jersey school districts are selling ad space on buses to generate funds for their budgets.
State Sen. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex)

Superintendent Salary Cap Back in Limelight As Clock Counts Down

2-10-15
As limits on top school administrators' pay near expiration in 2016, a stalled Senate bill draws new attention as it's voted out of committee.
150209Bri

Legislation Addresses PARCC Test Controversy

2-9-15
Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan is sponsoring legislation that would postpone the use of PARCC test results for three years and ensure alternative programs are available for students who refuse to take the test.
150209Kelley2

Montclair Program Offers Alternative for Suspended High Schoolers

2-9-15
The Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation offers suspended students from Montclair High School the opportunity to participate in a program that gives four hours of academic training and two hours of academic counseling.
150209Hill

Rutgers Researchers Use Cold Plasma to Prevent Food Poisoning

2-9-15
Rutgers researchers are using a technique called cold plasma to decontaminate produce to help prevent food poisoning.
150205Flanagan

Camden Superintendent Gives District Update

2-5-15
Camden Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard gave the district a C+ for its improvement efforts, saying older students face the most challenges.
150204Vannozzi

Colleges Teach Social Media

2-4-15
As social media takes an increasingly important role in daily life, colleges and universities are responding by teaching courses on the subject.
Ron Brown studied more than 350 workplace murders in preparing to write Dying on the Job, believed to be the first book to focus exclusively on workplace murder. Photo: Jeff Tolvin

What Drives Individuals to Kill Their Co-Workers

2-3-15
"Dying on the Job" by Rutgers graduate Ronald D. Brown provides behavioral clues and contributing factors in workplace murders that few authors have attempted to explain.