Sen. Menendez: Giving DREAMers Assistance to Contribute is Important

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez says that DREAMers, young undocumented students, in New Jersey deserve to have the chance at financial aid for their college education.

Lawmaker: Give aid to students in US illegally

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The speaker of New Jersey's Assembly is introducing a bill that would make college students in the U.S. illegally eligible for state tuition aid. Speaker Vincent Prieto says the measure does not call for additional funding for ...

NJ school official retires after airport arrest

LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of trying to carry a handgun and knife through security at Philadelphia International Airport is stepping down from her job in a New Jersey school system. Kathryn Spiropoulos has retired as transportation ...

Students charged in NJ school prank face court

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the 63 students charged after a prank at a New Jersey high school are facing court dates this summer. Two dozen 18-year-olds from Teaneck High School are facing disorderly persons charges and are expected to begin ...

Edison State College gets new name

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Edison State College has a new name. The Fort Myers school became Florida SouthWestern State College on Tuesday. While the school has had several names over the years, it has always kept "Edison" as part of its identity. ...

Anderson to Remain at Helm of Newark Schools, Activists Vow Ouster

Many are unhappy with Education Commissioner David Hespe's decision to renew Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson's contract.

Hunterdon County Merges Schools to Form New K-12 District

A new K-12 district, South Hunterdon Regional School District, has been created in Hunterdon County through consolidation.

Jersey City Superintendent: District’s Biggest Strength is Diversity

Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marcia Lyles says the diversity of the Jersey City schools is one of the city's biggest strengths.

Teacher admits inappropriate online chat with teen

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey teacher has admitted having an inappropriate online conversation with a 14-year-old male student. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Monday that 33-year-old Cara Conroy of South Brunswick ...

New Jersey rethinking new test to judge teachers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have postponed a vote on delaying the use of new standardized tests as part of their teachers' and principals' evaluations. State Sen. Jeff Van Drew says he's giving Gov. Chris Christie a chance to make a ...