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NJ Assoc. of School Administrators Director: Consolidation Will Not Always Produce Savings

10-31-14
New Jersey Association of School Administrators Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza says that consolidation between school districts does not always provide savings and that districts should study the issue before deciding on consolidation.

Professor’s ‘Game of Thrones’ punishment rescinded

10-30-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" has had his punishment rescinded by the college. A Bergen County Community College official told Francis Schmidt in a letter last ...

Armed robbery attempt on Rutgers campus

10-30-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Police are looking for the man who held up a Rutgers University student on the New Brunswick campus at gunpoint. Police say the student was walking on Mine Street near Union Street when he was approached by the man on ...

Student science projects explode with rocket

10-29-14
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station. Students at the Urban Promise Academy in Oakland, ...
A new species of leopard frogs has been discovered inhabiting the I-95 corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina. Courtesy: Jeremy Feinberg

New Frog Discovered Inhabiting I-95 Corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina

10-29-14
Decades after naturalist’s claim of a new species was dismissed, frog named in his honor.

NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

10-29-14
ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing. Eldred Central School District Superintendent Robert Dufour says the team will forfeit ...

Thousands attend Dalai Lama event at Princeton

10-28-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Large crowds of supporters and opponents were on hand as the Dalai Lama visited Princeton University. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader stressed the importance of education and compassion during a talk Tuesday at the Ivy ...
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Baraka Blames Problems at Barringer High School on ‘One Newark’ Reforms

10-28-14
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka toured Barringer High School, which students have complained about saying there are overcrowded classrooms and too many subs.
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New Device Gets School Personnel Help with Push of a Button

10-28-14
Bergen County Technical High School in Paramus has started using a device that allows teachers to immediately alert school security of an issue.
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Dalai Lama Visits Princeton University

10-28-14
The Dalai Lama spoke at Princeton University while members of the International Shugden Community gathered outside in protest.