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150521Delmore

Growing New Jobs in Newark for Veterans

5-21-15
Rutger's Veterans Environmental Technology Solutions program is putting unemployed veterans back to work and allowing them to give back to the community in a new way.
Steve Weatherford and Project Prom winners

NY Giants’ Punter Holds Second Project Prom

5-20-15
New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford recently held his second annual Project Prom.
150518Cruz

Two Cases Raise Questions About Free Speech Versus School Policies

5-18-15
Elementary school teacher Marilyn Zuniga was fired after having her students write letters to a man convicted of killing a police officer and Rev. Warren Hall was reassigned from Seton Hall University after supporting a group that promotes same-sex marriage.
150518Flanagan

Proposed Legislation Aims to Keep State Aid Separate from PARCC Participation

5-18-15
Sen. Nia Gill introduced a resolution that wouldn't let Education Commissioner Hespe withhold state aid from school districts with low participation in the PARCC test.
150518Wanko

Students Work for Legislation to Protect Turtles

5-18-15
Students at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science have testified in front of a Senate committee to push for legislation that would change the designation for diamondback terrapins, turtles that live in New Jersey.
150331Biodome

Bayonne HS Students Get Hands On Biology Lessons

5-15-15
The BioDome at Bayonne High School is filled with more than 600 organisms from 200 different species. It's part of the school's new STEM Academy.
150515Zap

NJSIAA Committee Co-Chair: Creating Separate Football Conferences Would Benefit Schools

5-14-15
NJSIAA Special Committee Co-Chair Michael Zapicchi says that separating public and non-public schools in football conferences would solve some of the issues that currently exist.
150513Cruz

Newark Mayor Joins Those Protesting Turnaround Schools

5-13-15
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka joined the march on the Newark Board of Education to offer his support to teachers and community leaders protesting the labeling of some city schools as turnaround schools.
150512Anderson

Newark Superintendent: Turnaround School Status Offers Opportunity for Betterment

5-12-15
Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson defends the use of the turnaround school designation, which the teachers union has criticized, saying it offers an opportunity to improve schools and accelerate progress.
150506Wanko

Teaching Educators About Suicide Prevention

5-6-15
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide has created a new training video for teachers, featuring students at Neptune High School.