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5K to Raise Money to Open Educational Center for Autistic Children

3-27-14
A new organization that plans to help educate autistic children in New Jersey, Nassan's Place, is holding a 5K Walk for Autism to raise money for Autism New Jersey and to open a center.
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School Brings Students Into Bullying Lawsuit

3-26-14
Two schools being sued have brought 11 Hunterdon County students into the lawsuit for allegedly bullying a classmate.

Classes resume for students after school fire

3-26-14
EDISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Approximately 500 students in central New Jersey return to class after a fire destroyed their school building. Nearby Middlesex County College is offering classrooms to teachers and students of the James Monroe ...

Philadelphia Community College names new president

3-25-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Community College of Philadelphia has chosen its new president. Fifty-seven-year-old Donald Generals Jr. is vice president for academic affairs at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey. He will be the sixth ...

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

3-25-14
A New Jersey judge has ruled that a school district can try to make the families of alleged bullies pay if the district is held liable in a negligence lawsuit. The ruling last week is part of a lawsuit filed by a former student at Flemington-Raritan ...
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Investigators: Janitor’s Cigarette Caused Edison School Fire

3-24-14
According to investigators, the fire that destroyed Monroe Elementary in Edison was caused by a cigarette left behind by Janitor Jerome Higgins.
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NJ Kids Make Finals in Jif Peanut Butter Contest

3-24-14
Two New Jerseyans make it to the top 10 entries in the 2013-2014 Jif Peanut Butter Most Creative Sandwich Contest.
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Food Service Training Academy Helps Improve Lives

3-21-14
Community FoodBank of New Jersey teaches trainees to cook, helping them graduate and improve their lives with their new skills.

Former NJ school official gets 5 years in scam

3-21-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Middlesex County woman will spend five years in prison for bilking two school districts out of more than $500,000. Michelle Pumilia of Union Beach pleaded guilty in December to official misconduct. Pumilia worked as ...

Lakewood seeks cash for courtesy busing

3-21-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Lakewood will ask voters in November to approve spending an additional $10 million to pay for courtesy busing for more than 10,000 private school students. The cost exceeds a state mandated budget cap. The Ocean County ...