New Jersey requires students to get CPR lessons

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a law Wednesday requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth ...

Concern for Schools Near Areas of Pesticide Use

The Environmental Working Group says hundreds of schools nationwide are at risk of exposure to a toxic pesticide, but EPA officials say parents don't need to worry.

Family of Rutgers student receives gay pride award

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award. NJ.com reports ...

Critics Say Cami Anderson’s School Reforms Will Lead to Chaos

With about three weeks to go before the start of the school year, critics of the One Newark plan say its implementation will cause confusion and chaos within the district.

Law Requires Defibrillators in NJ Schools

As of Sept. 1, New Jersey schools must have defibrillators called AEDs and staff trained to use them.

Princeton: Staff didn’t harm ball-riding monkey

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says it found no evidence that its researchers mistreated a monkey by putting into a ferret exercise ball and had it roll on the floor for 13 minutes. The university conducted an internal investigation ...

Grow your own pot seminar coming to Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will host a grow your own marijuana seminar. The $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally's Casino next weekend. While medical marijuana is legal in New ...

NJ teacher charged with sexual contact with girl

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former band teacher at a southern New Jersey high school has been charged with having sexual contact with a female student. Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced the charges against Christian Reynolds ...

Virginia Tech marks start of drone research

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on ...

Bishop names new leaders for NJ seminary

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's archbishop has appointed two new leaders to New Jersey's St. Andrew's Hall at Seton Hall University. The Rev. John Chadwick will succeed Rev. Mark O'Malley as rector of the college seminary. O'Malley recently requested ...