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Ex-school administrator sentenced on drug charges

1-28-14
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former assistant vice principal at a central New Jersey elementary school who admitted selling drugs out of his home will not have to serve a prison term. The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/Mrbmea) reports that 33-year-old ...

Investigation: Rutgers coach didn’t bully player

1-28-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A law firm's investigation has determined that a former Rutgers University football coach did not bully a former football player and that there was no retaliation against the player. The report issued Tuesday also found ...

Princeton University approves tuition boost

1-28-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is raising the price of an Ivy League education along with the amount of financial aid available to students. The school's trustees approved boosting undergraduate tuition by 4.1 percent to $41,820. Room ...

NJ school officials cleared of cover-up

1-28-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Grand jurors in Monmouth County have cleared two New Jersey school officials of covering up allegations of a sex assault. Former Wall Township school superintendent James Habel and his assistant, Sandra Brower, were charged ...

College endowments show growth

1-28-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report out Tuesday finds that the nation's college and university endowments had strong growth last year. That's a bit of good news for higher education institutions under pressure to hold down tuition costs amid some ...

Camden planning residential public school

1-27-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The schools superintendent in Camden plans to open a residential public school for homeless and other high-risk children as part of his plan to improve education in a city that ranks among the nation's poorest. Paymon ...

NJ school district settles sex harassment case

1-26-14
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — The Long Branch school district will pay $600,000 to settle a former secretary's claims of sexual misconduct against a former district superintendent. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1mKBcED) reports the ...

Agency seeks to replace Trenton’s Central High

1-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials are recommending replacing Trenton's 82-year-old Central High School. The Schools Development Authority initially proposed repairing the structure, which has been in a state of decay for years. Authority chief ...

NJ man tests positive for swine flu

1-23-14
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has tested positive for swine flu. Health officials in Warren County told The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1jGlsTF ) Thursday that a teacher at Liberty Elementary School had been confirmed to have H1N1, ...
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Camden School District Launches Pilot After-School Dinner Program

1-23-14
In an effort to make sure students receive three meals a day, the Camden school district has begun a pilot after-school dinner program.