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140828Flan

Debate Over D.A.R.E. Curriculum

8-28-14
D.A.R.E. NJ wants to use a particular curriculum to help students stay drug-free, but D.A.R.E. America has banned it and supports a different learning plan.
140828Grant

Paterson Education Fund Director: School Officials Pleased with New Teacher Contracts

8-28-14
Paterson Education Fund Executive Director Rosie Grant says that school officials are pleased with the new contracts that will begin evaluating teachers for merit pay.

Bricktown police seek school burglary suspect

8-28-14
BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking a man who broke into a school in Brick Township and stole $50 and school supplies. Police say a staff member at St. Dominic's School encountered a man wandering the halls on Monday. The man said he ...
140827Rutgers

Rutgers Joins Big Ten Conference

8-27-14
Rutgers University is joining the Big Ten Conference for athletics, which many say will benefit the school economically.
140827Barnes

Sen. Barnes: Bills Would Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

8-27-14
Sen. Peter Barnes III (D-18) says that he has sponsored three bills that would help colleges report sexual crimes on campuses and assist victims.

Parents say they will boycott Newark schools

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some parents of Newark schoolchildren say they plan to boycott the city school district when classes begin next week. Johnnie Lattner, an organizer of the boycott, says it would begin Sept. 4 and continue for at least the first ...

Jerusalem police search for missing US student

8-26-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A congressman is joining with the family of a New Jersey man who disappeared in Israel to call for his safe return. U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, joined a news conference Tuesday in Lakewood, where ...
140822Newark

Parents Express Displeasure With One Newark Plan

8-22-14
Parents say that there have been issues with enrollment for the upcoming school year in Newark.

New Jersey teacher in recording flap reinstated

8-22-14
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer says a New Jersey special-education teacher has been reinstated two years after she was placed on leave when a student made a secret recording of possible abuse in her classroom. Lawyer Matthew Wieliczko says Kelly ...

Port Authority graduates largest police class

8-22-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority Police Department has graduated its largest class in the department's 86-year history. Two sons of officers killed in the line of duty during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were among the 249 cadets ...