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NJ Gov signs immigrant tuition act

1-7-14
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has held a ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs at public colleges for New Jersey students who lack lawful immigration status. Christie signed the bill privately last month, the day ...

Boy hit, killed by school bus in south NJ

1-6-14
WATERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old southern New Jersey boy has died after he was struck by a school bus. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says the accident occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m. Monday in Waterford. Faulk said it ...

Gov postpones signing of immigrant tuition act

1-6-14
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has postponed the ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs for students who entered the United States illegally. Christie signed the bill privately last month, the day after the ...

Ex-teacher sentenced for relationship with student

1-4-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former softball coach at a northern New Jersey high school has been sentenced to five years' probation for engaging in sexual activity with a student. The Record (http://bit.ly/1gz5Ujk) reports 29-year-old Jillian ...

Some schools want to stop serving as voting sites

1-4-14
GLEN RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Some schools no longer want to serve as polling places since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. A presidential commission is hearing from election officials who are worried about schools ...

NJ authorities search for missing Indian student

1-2-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey are searching for a 15 year-old from India who went missing during a school trip to The United States. Hudson County Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor Debbie Simon tells The Jersey Journal ...

State commits $100M to repair Newark schools

12-22-13
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest school district says the state has committed $100 million to repair its public schools. Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson says the funding comes from the Schools Development Authority, which oversees $3.9 ...

Boy, 8, hit by truck, killed walking to NYC school

12-20-13
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a third-grader walking to his New York City school on the last day before the winter holiday break has been hit and killed by a truck, and its driver has been arrested. Police say 8-year-old Noshat Nahian was walking ...

Christie planning private signing of tuition bill

12-20-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning a private signing and a later public ceremony for a bill to lower tuition costs for students who entered the United States illegally. Spokesman Michael Drewniak says the bill will be ...
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DREAM Act Supporters Disappointed With Compromise, But Say It’s a Start

12-19-13
Lawmakers and Gov. Chris Christie have reached a compromise to pass the DREAM Act, allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition, but they won't be getting tuition assistance.