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141017Wanko

Just 19 Paterson Students Scored College Ready on SAT

10-17-14
Of the 594 Paterson public school students who took the SATs this year, only 19 had scores that met college ready standards.
141007Kelley

Little Free Libraries Offer Books to Share

10-17-14
Little Free Libraries like one in Montclair allow residents to share books they've enjoyed with their neighbors.

Bullet locks down schools, but no gun found

10-17-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Authorities did not find a weapon and no students were hurt after two southern New Jersey schools were locked down when a bullet was found. Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles says that officials searched 1,400 students ...

State to check Sandy pay for Atlantic City schools

10-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The state Education Department will review payments made to Atlantic City school employees during Superstorm Sandy. The state says there are concerns the payments may have violated rules. The Press of Atlantic City ...

New Jersey man charged in school books scam

10-16-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Gloucester County man has been charged for allegedly sending tens of thousands of invoices to schools for math and language books that didn't exist. Robert Armstrong was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of mail ...
141015Sayreville

Sayreville HS Anti-Bullying Rating Calls System into Question

10-15-14
Sayreville War Memorial High School had a grade of 71 out of 75 for its anti-bullying efforts from 2011 to 2013, which some say shows the system of self reporting is flawed.
141014Cami

Cami Anderson Calls One Newark a Success

10-14-14
Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson held a breakfast presentation for media where she said her controversial One Newark plan has been a success.
141014Kelley

Complaint Claims Columbia HS Treats Minorities Unfairly

10-14-14
The ACLU of New Jersey and the Center for Civil Rights Remedies has filed a complaint against South Orange-Maplewood's Columbia High School for alleged patterns of exclusion.

‘Some’ players in hazing case appear in court

10-14-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the seven New Jersey high school football players accused of sexually abusing younger teammates have made their initial court appearances. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey would not tell NJ.com ...

Newark to continue disputed school reform strategy

10-14-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey's largest school system says the district will continue with its controversial reform strategy. NJ.com () reports that Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson made the announcement Tuesday morning. Anderson ...