NJ high school athlete revived after collapsing

MONTVALE, N.J. (AP) — An 11th-grade student athlete in northern New Jersey is in stable condition after he was revived with a defibrillator when he collapsed during track practice. It's not known what caused the student to collapse on the turf at ...

Raritan Valley college to get new president

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Raritan Valley Community College is going out of state for a new leader. Officials have selected Michael McDonough to become president of the school, which has more than 8,000 students and an operating budget ...

Program will expand music education in NYC schools

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 600 New York City public schools will receive expanded music instruction thanks to a collaboration between the Berklee College of Music and the nonprofit Little Kids Rock. Under the program called Amp Up NYC, students will ...

Meningitis death tied to last year’s NJ outbreak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal health officials say a Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak last year at Princeton University in New Jersey. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Judge dismisses student’s suit against parents

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has formally dismissed the lawsuit brought by a New Jersey honor student who wanted her parents to financially support after she moved out of their home. The dismissal order issued Tuesday by state Superior Court ...

Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA’s ‘unlawful cartel’

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the ...

NJ School Districts Juggle Calendars to Make Up Snow Days

Education officials have gotten creative to make up the abundance of snow days taken this winter. Some schools will open Saturdays, others have canceled spring break and some are adding days to the end of the school year.

Touring Troupe Takes Shakespeare to Schools

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers Shakespeare LIVE! where actors travel to schools and perform Shakespeare plays for students.
Bergen Community College student and NAACP member Ivan Wei

Bergen Student Named NAACP East Region Chair

Bergen Community College student Ivan Wei's efforts with his local NAACP chapter have led to his selection as Region II chairman throughout the Northeast.

College offers to pay students to take year off

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A new Tufts University program hopes to remove the financial barriers keeping cash-strapped students from taking a year off after high school to travel or volunteer, offering an opportunity to explore different communities ...