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Newark Students Create Sewer Guard to Reduce Pollution

3-12-14
Students at Oliver Street School in Newark have designed and made a sewer guard to reduce the amount of garbage entering the waterways. They are finalists in a national Samsung competition.

Honor student who sued parents returns home

3-12-14
ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them, and the family is now asking for privacy. The lawyer representing Rachel Canning's parents, made ...
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ACLU Wins Suit Challenging Butler’s Registration Policy

3-11-14
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey won its court fight with the Butler school district, which was requiring parents to produce photo ID, which undocumented immigrants don't have.
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Newark Superintendent: Focus Should Be Getting Kids in Excellent Schools

3-11-14
Superintendent Cami Anderson says that the focus in Newark should be getting every student into an excellent school.
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Wantage Resident Named Top NJ HS Youth Volunteer for Anti-Bullying Program

3-10-14
Wantage resident Ashley Craig was chosen as the top high school youth volunteer in New Jersey for the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for creating a program called Students Against Being Bullied (SABB).

Security focus of NJ school construction votes

3-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's Election Day in 13 New Jersey school districts. Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to consider projects worth $180 million. Nearly half the costs could be picked up by the state government. New schools are not on the ...

Teacher charged over ‘inappropriate’ online chat

3-9-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Child endangerment charges have been filed against a teacher accused of having an inappropriate online conversation with a 14-year-old male student. Middlesex County prosecutors say 33-year-old Cara Conroy of South ...

Dispute erupts over school reform in Newark, NJ

3-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey district that received a $100 million commitment from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to remake its schools is engulfed in a dispute over proposed large-scale teacher layoffs. Nearly half the money given by ...

Rutgers backs inviting Condoleezza Rice

3-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University officials are standing by their decision to invite Condoleezza Rice to speak at the school's commencement in May. The school's Board of Governors voted to pay the former secretary of state under ...
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Read Across America Takes Place In NJ

3-6-14
Read Across America events have been taking place throughout New Jersey to celebrate the life of Dr. Seuss.