NJ schools locked down after toy gun spotted

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A realistic looking toy gun prompted a massive police response in one New Jersey school district. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1hrosmW ) that schools in Middle Township were placed on lockdown ...

NJ cities to see small school aid increases

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Urban school districts in New Jersey are in line for smaller state aid increases than many suburban schools under a new plan from the state Education Department. The state released its district-by-district subsidy plans on ...

Asw. Pintor Marin: Anderson’s Not the Best to Move Newark Forward

Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin says that Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson may not be the best person to help move Newark forward right now because she has lost the community's trust.

Officials Implement Safety Measures for Camden Students

In an effort to ensure the safety of Camden students, officials have implemented "safe corridors" where police can concentrate their patrols.

Christie nominates familiar education commissioner

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has nominated a former state education commissioner to return to his former post. Christie on Thursday announced he has selected David Hespe to run the state's Education Department. Hespe held the same job ...

Rape-murder plot trial for pair opens in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brook Cucinella (koo-chih-NEHL'-uh) gave opening statements Thursday ...

Christie says NJ’s many snow days will be made up

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state's schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they've missed in this unusually harsh winter. On his radio call-in show Wednesday evening on TownSqure Media, Christie said his ...

Newark Teachers, Parents Upset With Superintendent

Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson announced that she will no longer attend School Advisory Board meetings, which angered members of the school community.

Read Across America Events In NJ

Events celebrating National Read Across America Day are scheduled throughout New Jersey.

Suspended NJ school superintendent reinstated

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school administrator who was recently cleared of claims that she covered up allegations of a sex assault has been reinstated to her post. The Asbury Park Press (http://bit.ly/1c50tKS) reports that Sandra ...