4 of 5 NJ districts approve school construction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in four new Jersey districts have approved bond issues totaling more than $50 million for school construction projects. Only one district rejected a bond issue in elections Tuesday. That was in Garfield, where the ...

Drug-sniffing dogs brought to NJ school

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities led drug-sniffing dogs through the corridors of a southern New Jersey high school. Wednesday's search of Lacey High School is part of Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato's efforts to curb drug addiction. ...

Meningitis B vaccinations top 3K at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University reports more than 3,300 students have received meningitis B vaccinations since a mass vaccination got underway on campus Monday. That is more than half of the nearly 6,000 students that federal health ...

California student wins $100k science scholarship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California high school student has won a $100,000 scholarship for research that could be used to develop drugs to combat the flu. The Siemens Foundation announced the winners of its annual high school science competition during ...

WPU Dean Says Schools Need to Train Leaders

William Paterson University Dean of the College of Education Candace Burns said that schools need to develop cultures where teachers want to stay.

Facilities Grants Will Complete Most Needed School Construction Projects

School facilities grants will address all Level 1 applications for construction projects, which are considered those of most critical need.

2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United ...

Princeton to begin meningitis B vaccinations

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is getting ready to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis. The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease, which is sometimes life-threatening. ...

Princeton searches for Salinger leaker

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University are trying to find out who is responsible for leaking an unpublished manuscript by J.D. Salinger from the university's library. University Spokesman Martin Mbugua (boo-'GWAH) tells The Times ...

Pa. Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gay teacher at a suburban Philadelphia Catholic high school has been fired after he applied for a New Jersey marriage license. Michael Griffin was fired from Holy Ghost Preparatory School on Friday after administrators said ...