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140314Duffy

NJ School Districts Juggle Calendars to Make Up Snow Days

3-14-14
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.
140314Shakespeare

Touring Troupe Takes Shakespeare to Schools

3-14-14
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

3-14-14
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

3-14-14
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 ...
140313Rutgers

Rutgers’ Choice of Commencement Speaker Angers Some

3-13-14
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.
Feature

Old Bridge Glass Slipper Project Helps Students Afford Prom

3-13-14
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

3-13-14
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 ...
140312Wanko

Students Learn Healthy Eating Habits

3-12-14
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

3-12-14
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

3-12-14
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 ...