Catholic school fires gay teacher, drawing protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The backlash has been sharp and swift for administrators at a Roman Catholic high school near Philadelphia who fired a gay teacher. School officials say they had no choice but to fire Michael Griffin after he sought to marry ...

Princeton vaccine reaches 90 percent of eligible

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials say more than 90 percent of the eligible students and staff received a meningitis vaccine this week as part of the university's effort to halt an outbreak. Nearly 5,300 people chose to get the ...

NJ school administrator accused of selling drugs

BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — An assistant vice principal at a central New Jersey elementary school resigned one day before state troopers accused him of selling drugs from his home. Authorities charged 33-year-old John Norton of Bound Brook with ...

Assembly Budget Committee Reviews DREAM Act In-state Tuition Bill

The Assembly Budget Committee merged it's in-state tuition bill with the Senate's version of the DREAM Act.

Risk Management Program at Rutgers Will Avoid Adverse Risks

Rutgers University Senior Vice President Ted Brown said that the risk management program will be used to avoid adverse risks.

Immigrant tuition bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would help students in the U.S. illegally pay for their college educations has advanced. The Assembly Budget Committee advanced the bill Thursday that would allow these students pay the cheaper in-state tuition rate ...

St. Anthony 2020 Campaign Raises Money for School

St. Anthony's High School Basketball Coach Bob Hurley discusses the school's fundraising campaign aimed at keeping the Catholic school open through 2020.

4 of 5 NJ districts approve school construction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in four new Jersey districts have approved bond issues totaling more than $50 million for school construction projects. Only one district rejected a bond issue in elections Tuesday. That was in Garfield, where the ...

Drug-sniffing dogs brought to NJ school

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities led drug-sniffing dogs through the corridors of a southern New Jersey high school. Wednesday's search of Lacey High School is part of Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato's efforts to curb drug addiction. ...

Meningitis B vaccinations top 3K at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University reports more than 3,300 students have received meningitis B vaccinations since a mass vaccination got underway on campus Monday. That is more than half of the nearly 6,000 students that federal health ...