Paterson Education Fund Director: Paterson Schools Need to Return to Local Control

Paterson Education Fund Executive Director Rosie Grant says that the Paterson School District has improved under the state but that it needs to go back to local control.

Camden students walk out over teacher layoffs

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of students from Camden high schools left class to protest layoffs of more than 200 teachers and dozens of other school employees. The students on Wednesday walked to the district office and shouted for Superintendent ...

Students sheltered during central NJ escape

JAMESBURG, N.J. (AP) — It should be a quieter day for students at four central New Jersey schools. They were ordered to shelter in place on Wednesday after a drug suspect escaped from the Jamesburg police station. Police apprehended 19-year-old ...

Civil Rights Advocate: Newarkers Will Push Against One Newark School Plan

Junius Williams says that as long as Superintendent Cami Anderson is pushing the One Newark plan, the people of Newark will push back against it.

As college students walk, speakers walk away

Forget about their students not making it to graduation. Now colleges have to wonder whether their speakers will. Former University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau (BUR'-zheh-noe) has added his name to the expanding list of ...

New Jersey lawmakers look at college changes

EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers who want to make the state's colleges more accountable and affordable are hearing about some complications with their plans. The Assembly's Higher Education Committee heard Wednesday from college presidents, ...

Teaneck Marks 50th Anniversary of Desegregation Vote

The Teaneck school board voted 50 years ago to end segregation.

MSU Hosts Inventors Day with $10,000 Prize

Students pitched their business ideas during Inventors Day at Montclair State University, which awarded $10,000 to the winning team.

Civil rights complaints target charter schools

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A coalition of groups opposed to charter schools says it is filing federal civil rights complaints claiming discrimination by officials running school systems in New Orleans, Chicago and Newark, New Jersey. Copies of the ...

Pedophile teacher abused dozens as clues missed

William Vahey was a beloved teacher in the small world of international schools that serve children of diplomats, well-off American expatriates and local elites. He was often the first to arrive, and the last to leave. He led students on class trips ...