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Newark Teachers Union President Discusses Contract Negotiations

2-2-17
Newark school district teachers have been without a contract since 2015. President of the Newark Teachers Union, John Abeigon, gives an update on how negotiations are going.
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Debate Over School Funding Continues

2-1-17
The state Supreme Court rejected Gov. Christie's plea to freeze state aid at current levels and let him break union contracts to enact reforms.
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Newark Superintendent Talks School Funding, Teacher Contract and More

2-1-17
Newark's state appointed Superintendent Chris Cerf wants elected officials to equitably fund school districts, hopes to negotiate a contract with the district's teachers and talks about the progress in student achievement.
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Westminster Choir College Protests Potential Campus Sale with Music

1-31-17
Students, alumni and faculty held a 24-hour music marathon as a statement against Rider University's potential plan to sell Westminster Choir College and move it to Rider's Lawrenceville location.
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Legislation Could Improve Campus Fire Safety Education

1-30-17
The Campus Fire Safety Education Act would create a $15 million annual grant program that would authorize direct funding to colleges and universities to implement, expand or improve fire safety education for the campus community.
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Rutgers Geology Museum is a Hidden Gem for Science Lovers

1-27-17
The Rutgers Geology Museum is one of the oldest in the country, yet you might not even know it's there.
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Town Files Lawsuit Over Constitutionality of Education Funding

1-27-17
Kingsway filed a lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to declare the current education funding model unconstitutional.
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Legislation Would Screen HS Students Yearly for Addiction

1-26-17
State Sen. Joe Vitale introduced a bill that would require high schools to annually screen students for addiction.
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Stevens Institute Teaches Data Visualization

1-25-17
The Hanlon 2 Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology is designed for financial analytics and data visualization. In other words, helping students become tech-savvy financial managers.
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Bill Would Require School Districts to Pay for Recovery School

1-23-17
Sens. Ray Lesniak and Teresa Ruiz's bill would require school districts to pay for students to attend a recovery school if a medical or clinical professional determines a student has a substance abuse disorder and wants to transfer.