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131209Burns

WPU Dean Says Schools Need to Train Leaders

12-9-13
William Paterson University Dean of the College of Education Candace Burns said that schools need to develop cultures where teachers want to stay.

Facilities Grants Will Complete Most Needed School Construction Projects

12-9-13
School facilities grants will address all Level 1 applications for construction projects, which are considered those of most critical need.

2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton

12-9-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United ...

Princeton to begin meningitis B vaccinations

12-8-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is getting ready to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis. The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease, which is sometimes life-threatening. ...

Princeton searches for Salinger leaker

12-8-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University are trying to find out who is responsible for leaking an unpublished manuscript by J.D. Salinger from the university's library. University Spokesman Martin Mbugua (boo-'GWAH) tells The Times ...

Pa. Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding

12-7-13
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gay teacher at a suburban Philadelphia Catholic high school has been fired after he applied for a New Jersey marriage license. Michael Griffin was fired from Holy Ghost Preparatory School on Friday after administrators said ...

Kean board upholds tenure denial for 6 profs

12-7-13
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Kean University trustees have unanimously upheld the denial of tenure to six professors. The board deliberated about 90 minutes Saturday after hearing nearly three hours of pleas that the school administration's ...
131206Rutgers

Study Finds Rutgers, NJIT Spending Increased More for Athletics Than Academics

12-6-13
Both Rutgers and NJIT increased spending on its sports programs more than it did for its academics, according to the Knight Commission.

Rutgers-Camden Law sanctioned over admission tests

12-6-13
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers University School of Law in Camden has been fined $25,000 by the American Bar Association for accepting students who did not take the bar association's law school admission test. The bar association requires that ...

Adults Get New Options to Obtain High School Diploma

12-6-13
The New Jersey State Board of Education has approved three adult education assessment providers, so there will be two tests in addition to the GED for adults to obtain a high school diploma.