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Ex-teacher sentenced for touching, texting student

9-7-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A former high school music teacher has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually touching and texting a teenage student seven years ago. David Scheck of North Brunswick will also have to register as a sex offender ...
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Newark Superintendent: Schools Had Good Opening Day

9-5-14
Newark Public Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson says that the school district had a good first day of classes despite frustration over the One Newark plan.

Teacher charged with having sex with student

9-5-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A Monmouth County teacher has been charged with allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Kalee Warnick on three charges stemming from an investigation alleging that she entered ...

Paterson teacher accused of sex with student

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bail is set at $150,000 for a Paterson school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Authorities in Essex County have charged 28-year-old Adelardo Romero with nine counts of sexual assault, ...

BESE executive director leaving

9-5-14
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Heather Cope is resigning as executive director of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1oLJCfB ) that Cope is becoming chief of staff for the Office of School ...

Free football parking ends in New Brunswick park

9-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — It will now cost Rutgers University football fans to park in New Brunswick. The City Council has approved charging $20 to park in Buccleuch Park during game days. The fee begins with Saturday's game against Howard ...
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Low Turnout on First Day of Classes Under Controversial One Newark Plan

9-4-14
On the first day of school in the city, there were mixed feelings about the implementation of the One Newark plan.
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NJ Districts Address School Safety

9-4-14
Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.

Princeton may change sex assault investigations

9-4-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations. The recommendation is one of several from a faculty committee assigned after the U.S. Education ...

Newark superintendent urges parents not to boycott

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The superintendent of schools in New Jersey's largest district is defending the changes she is trying to implement and discouraging families from participating in a planned boycott. Newark superintendent Cami Anderson tells The ...