Security boosted at North Bergen school

NORTH BEGERN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are taking no chances after a written threat to "shoot up" North Bergen High School was found written on a desk. The school's 2,800 students will be subject to a metal-detector search and students will not be ...

Christie attends Stockton groundbreaking

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is touting his administration's investments in higher education. The Republican governor traveled to Richard Stockton College in Galloway Township Thursday to join school administrators at a ...

Despite Return of Some Control, Newark, Paterson School Officials Want More

The New Jersey State Board of Education held a meeting where Newark and Paterson were given partial control of their school districts.

Newark regains some local control of schools

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark has regained some additional local control of its schools, which have been state-run since 1995. The state Board of Education on Wednesday approved returning control of fiscal management to Newark. It also granted ...

NJ school evacuated after spray released

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A public school in northern New Jersey was evacuated after someone released what's believed to be pepper spray inside the building. The incident happened Wednesday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. ...
In a study of 10,000 Twitter users, two forms of loneliness emerged: tweets sharing transient, or passing, loneliness and those expressing enduring loneliness.

Women Tweet More About Loneliness on Twitter, But Men Get More Sympathy, Rutgers Study Finds

It’s possible that men are just as lonely, but express it differently or not at all.

ACLU sues 7 New Jersey school districts

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union is suing seven school districts over enrollment policies that the ACLU believes discriminates against students whose parents are in the country without legal permission. The districts ...

Lawmakers look at changing Rutgers board makeup

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Senate's Higher Education Committee has advanced a proposal that would let the governor and lawmakers select more members of Rutgers University's governing board. The full Senate will vote on the plan next week. It would ...

Sweeney, Rutgers Board in Battle For Control of University’s Direction

Members of the Rutgers Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting to discuss a bill that would increase the size of the Board of Governors from 15 to 19, all of whom would be appointed by the governor or legislative leaders.

Accolades and Academics at Center of High School Film Festival

Morristown High School students enter their work into the school's film festival, which offers a creative learning experience.