NJ court OKs charter school denial

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Supreme Court says the state education commissioner has wide latitude when it comes to deciding whether to deny an application to start a charter school. The court unanimously ruled Monday that the state was ...

Ex-transit chief admits bilking 2 NJ schools

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The former transportation manager for two New Jersey school districts has admitted bilking the districts out of nearly $566,000. State authorities say 40-year-old Michelle Pumilia of Union Beach pleaded guilty Friday to ...

Police stage drug raid in NJ college dorm

GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Police say they found nearly $29,000 in cash and a variety of drugs inside a safe in a student's dormitory apartment on a southern New Jersey college campus. The raid took place Thursday in the Edgewood Apartments on the ...

Catholic school fires gay teacher, drawing protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The backlash has been sharp and swift for administrators at a Roman Catholic high school near Philadelphia who fired a gay teacher. School officials say they had no choice but to fire Michael Griffin after he sought to marry ...

Princeton vaccine reaches 90 percent of eligible

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials say more than 90 percent of the eligible students and staff received a meningitis vaccine this week as part of the university's effort to halt an outbreak. Nearly 5,300 people chose to get the ...

NJ school administrator accused of selling drugs

BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — An assistant vice principal at a central New Jersey elementary school resigned one day before state troopers accused him of selling drugs from his home. Authorities charged 33-year-old John Norton of Bound Brook with ...

Assembly Budget Committee Reviews DREAM Act In-state Tuition Bill

The Assembly Budget Committee merged it's in-state tuition bill with the Senate's version of the DREAM Act.

Risk Management Program at Rutgers Will Avoid Adverse Risks

Rutgers University Senior Vice President Ted Brown said that the risk management program will be used to avoid adverse risks.

Immigrant tuition bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would help students in the U.S. illegally pay for their college educations has advanced. The Assembly Budget Committee advanced the bill Thursday that would allow these students pay the cheaper in-state tuition rate ...

St. Anthony 2020 Campaign Raises Money for School

St. Anthony's High School Basketball Coach Bob Hurley discusses the school's fundraising campaign aimed at keeping the Catholic school open through 2020.