Low Turnout on First Day of Classes Under Controversial One Newark Plan

On the first day of school in the city, there were mixed feelings about the implementation of the One Newark plan.

NJ Districts Address School Safety

Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.

Princeton may change sex assault investigations

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations. The recommendation is one of several from a faculty committee assigned after the U.S. Education ...

Newark superintendent urges parents not to boycott

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The superintendent of schools in New Jersey's largest district is defending the changes she is trying to implement and discouraging families from participating in a planned boycott. Newark superintendent Cami Anderson tells The ...

President Says NJCU Created Revenue Through Budgeting

New Jersey City University President Sue Henderson says that the school was able to create revenue by making cuts to its budget.

NJ’s Schools Set to Open Amid Potential for Momentous Change

Teachers, students and administrators will be facing changes, including implementation of the common core and a new teacher evaluation system this school year.

Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his ...

Top SC neuroscientist taking position at Rutgers

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A top neuroscientist from the Medical University of South Carolina is joining Rutgers University as director of its recently founded Brain Health Institute. The New Jersey university announced Tuesday that Gary Aston-Jones ...

Semester starts at Rutgers; new class is largest

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University says its new class is the largest ever for New Jersey's flagship public university. Classes begin Tuesday at the state university, including nearly 7,900 first-year undergraduate students. Most of the ...

College trustee resigns in wake of ethics probe

NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Another high-ranking official at a northwestern New Jersey community college has resigned in the wake of an ethics probe stemming from a renovation contract. Glenn Gavan decided this week to step down as chairman of the Board of ...