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

11-21-13
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

11-21-13
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 ...
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Critics Call on Cerf to Slow Implementation of Common Core Curriculum

11-20-13
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.
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Type B Meningitis Vaccine Will Be Available For Princeton Outbreak

11-19-13
The vaccine Bexsero, available in Europe and Australia, protects against Type B meningitis, which has been the diagnosis in the Princeton University outbreak.
131118Wanko

Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

11-18-13
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.
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Latest Rutgers Athletics Controversy Alleges Bullying By Coach

11-18-13
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.
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Sen. Ruiz Says There’s Still Work To Do For DREAM Act

11-18-13
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

11-18-13
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

11-18-13
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

11-18-13
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 ...