Lawmakers look at changing Rutgers board makeup

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Senate's Higher Education Committee has advanced a proposal that would let the governor and lawmakers select more members of Rutgers University's governing board. The full Senate will vote on the plan next week. It would ...

Sweeney, Rutgers Board in Battle For Control of University’s Direction

Members of the Rutgers Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting to discuss a bill that would increase the size of the Board of Governors from 15 to 19, all of whom would be appointed by the governor or legislative leaders.

Accolades and Academics at Center of High School Film Festival

Morristown High School students enter their work into the school's film festival, which offers a creative learning experience.

Ex-school board prez sentenced for lunch fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The former president of the Elizabeth School Board will not be going to prison for stealing from the district's free lunch program, but she might end up in the cafeteria. A judge on Friday sentenced 49-year-old Marie Munn to 3 ...

In NJTV Exclusive, Cami Anderson Says She Plans to Stay on in Newark

The plan to reorganize the city's public schools, "One Newark," has been heavily criticized in the community, but Superintendent Cami Anderson says it will help the district remain viable.

Seismic Survey Opponents Say Research Could Harm Marine Life

Opponents of a seismic survey in the Atlantic Ocean are launching a campaign to stop it because they fear it will negatively impact marine life.

NJ man sentenced in WVU frat hazing

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A New Jersey man will spend 48 hours in jail after pleading no contest to hazing at a West Virginia University fraternity. Michael Sousa also must pay a $1,000 fine and serve two years of probation. Media outlets report ...

5 New Milford students charged in bogus bills case

NEW MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Five New Milford high school students are facing charges stemming from a counterfeiting scheme. Counterfeit $20 bills with the same serial numbers began surfacing at local businesses over a four-week period. Police ...

Initiative Aims to Create More Inclusive Climate for Disabled Students

Eighteen schools have implemented an inclusive schools climate initiative, which puts students with physical and learning disabilities with general education students.

NJ man pleads no contest in WVU frat hazing

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Thursday sentencing is set for a New Jersey man who pleaded no contest to hazing at a West Virginia University fraternity. Media outlets report that Michael Sousa entered the plea Tuesday in Monongalia County Magistrate ...