U.S. Ed Secretary Says NJ Is Showing Courage In Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says that New Jersey is showing courage with the education changes and improving the system for students.

NJ university reports meningitis case

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A case of meningitis has been reported at Monmouth University. The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1baAzDx ) reports that the university's president sent a letter to the school community saying an employee of the campus ...

Critics Call on Cerf to Slow Implementation of Common Core Curriculum

Several groups are concerned about the rollout of the Common Core State Standards in New Jersey and are asking officials to slow down the implementation.

Type B Meningitis Vaccine Will Be Available For Princeton Outbreak

The vaccine Bexsero, available in Europe and Australia, protects against Type B meningitis, which has been the diagnosis in the Princeton University outbreak.

Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

Since March, seven people, mostly Princeton University students, have been diagnosed with Type B meningitis, which isn't covered by the vaccine given in the U.S.

Latest Rutgers Athletics Controversy Alleges Bullying By Coach

Rutgers football player Jevon Tyree has alleged abuse by a coach. The university claims his parents have spoken to Athletic Director Julie Hermann about the incident, but the parents deny that.

Sen. Ruiz Says There’s Still Work To Do For DREAM Act

Sen. Teresa Ruiz is pleased that the state Senate voted in favor of the DREAM Act, which would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition, but said supporters can't rest until Gov. Chris Christie signs the measure into law.

NJ Senate OKs in-state tuition rate for immigrants

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a bill allowing New Jersey residents who were brought to the United States illegally as children to pay in-state tuition rates for college. Monday's vote was 25-12. The bill permits this group of ...

NJ college official laves amid plagiarism probe

UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey college official has left the school after being accused of plagiarism. A complaint accused Kean University associate vice president for academic affairs Katerina Andriotis of copying nearly nine pages of a ...

Princeton University considers meningitis vaccine

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials are deciding whether to give students a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the disease. A decision could be made as early as Monday. The Food and ...