NJ PLAN Offers College Credit for Life Experience

The New Jersey Prior Learning Assessment Network allows people to take assessments and receive college credit for areas in which they are proficient.

Teacher faces more charges of sex with students

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey high school teacher faces additional charges of having sex with students. Essex County authorities announced new charges Friday against Columbia High School teacher Nicole Dufault (duh-FAULT'). The ...

South Jersey student arrested for toy gun

LINWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in southern New Jersey have arrested a 15-year-old student on charges he brought a toy gun to school. Officials at Mainland Regional High School learned the boy had what appeared to be a gun in his backpack on ...

Founder of Liberian Girls School: Ebola Outbreak Continues to Grow

Katie Meyler of Bernardsville has returned to Liberia despite the continuing threat of the Ebola virus. She says the outbreak continues to grow exponentially and that fast action is needed to control the spread of the disease.

Teacher charged with sex with 3 students at school

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey high school teacher has been charged with having sex with three 15-year-old male students. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Thursday that 34-year-old Nicole Dufault, of ...

Colleges Review Sexual Assault Policies

Colleges and universities are reevaluating their current policies regarding responses to sexual assault accusations. Princeton has approved changes to its sexual misconduct guidelines.

State agency probing alleged racial incident

NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey is investigating allegations of a racial incident at a football game last weekend. Members of the North Plainfield team and their coach, Bobby Lake, tell ...

Penn student accused of vandalism in New Jersey

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a University of Pennsylvania student of going on a vandalism spree in his hometown in New Jersey. Timothy Hamlett turned himself in at Teaneck Municipal Court on Monday. The Record ...

Man charged in threat that closed college campuses

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a man accused of making an online bomb threat that spurred a southern New Jersey community college to evacuate its campuses. Hamilton Township police say 23-year-old Sergio Feliciano, ...

Ex-school administrator admits embezzling funds

BELVIDERE, N.J. (AP) — The former business administrator of a northwestern New Jersey school district has admitted embezzling about $70,000. Kevin Mulligan pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct and faces up three years in prison when he's ...