NJ School Districts Juggle Calendars to Make Up Snow Days

Education officials have gotten creative to make up the abundance of snow days taken this winter. Some schools will open Saturdays, others have canceled spring break and some are adding days to the end of the school year.

Touring Troupe Takes Shakespeare to Schools

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers Shakespeare LIVE! where actors travel to schools and perform Shakespeare plays for students.
Bergen Community College student and NAACP member Ivan Wei

Bergen Student Named NAACP East Region Chair

Bergen Community College student Ivan Wei's efforts with his local NAACP chapter have led to his selection as Region II chairman throughout the Northeast.

College offers to pay students to take year off

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A new Tufts University program hopes to remove the financial barriers keeping cash-strapped students from taking a year off after high school to travel or volunteer, offering an opportunity to explore different communities ...

Rutgers’ Choice of Commencement Speaker Angers Some

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is set to give the commencement speech for Rutgers, but many faculty members and students don't want her to.

Old Bridge Glass Slipper Project Helps Students Afford Prom

The Old Bridge Glass Slipper Project accepts donations of prom related items, for students who cannot afford all the expenses so they can attend the prom.

College of St. Elizabeth to lay off 17 profs

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The College of St. Elizabeth in Florham Park has notified 17 professors they'll be out of jobs by the end of the year. The layoff notices come after the women's liberal arts college founded by the Catholic Sisters of ...

Students Learn Healthy Eating Habits

Philip's Academy Charter School students are learning healthy eating habits and how to grow their own vegetables.

11 NJ communities approve school projects; 2 don’t

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in 11 of 13 New Jersey school districts have approved requests for more money for construction projects. But the two projects rejected in votes held Tuesday were among those with the biggest costs. Voters rejected a ...

Teacher admits sexual assaults of 2 male students

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey high school teacher has admitted that she sexually assaulted two 16-year-old male students. Middlesex County prosecutors say 25-year-old Jaclyn Melillo of Sayreville faces a four-year state prison ...