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150220Flanagan

Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent

2-20-15
Members of Newark Students Union got a meeting with Superintendent Cami Anderson after locking themselves in her office for three nights. Anderson said the meeting was productive, but the students disagree.
150219Vannozzi

Hamilton Students Get Delayed Opening for Teachers to Get PARCC Training

2-19-15
Classes in Hamilton Township started 90 minutes late for a final teacher training on administering the PARCC tests.
150217Mooney

NJ Spotlight Education Writer: Concerns Surrounding Common Core Mount

2-17-15
NJ Spotlight founder and education writer John Mooney says that concerns about the Common Core have come from politicians, teachers' unions and pro public school activists.
Carolyn Burr used a motorized scooter to move around at Rutgers School of Nursing and stows it on airplanes or trains when she travels long distances. Photo: Kristen Stephenson.

A Career Spent Fighting Mother-to-Infant HIV Transmission

2-17-15
Rutgers’ Carolyn Burr did not let anything get in her way – not even MS.
Extra-virgin olive oil contains an ingredient, oleocanthal, that kills cancer cells without harming healthy cells, researchers have found.

Ingredient in Olive Oil Looks Promising in the Fight Against Cancer

2-16-15
Oleocanthal kills cancer cells with its own enzymes.
150213Flanagan

Salary Cap Causes Some NJ Superintendents to Quit

2-13-15
New Jersey's cap on superintendent salaries has caused some to leave their jobs in the Garden State and take positions in New York or Pennsylvania.
150212Kelley

Proposed Law Would Let Sign Language Count as Foreign Language in High School

2-12-15
The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure that would let high school students take classes in sign language to fulfill the foreign language requirement.
150211Wanko

Program Gives Students with Special Needs Real World Job Experience

2-11-15
Brick Township High School offers a Structured Learning Program, which allows students with special needs to work as interns at various participating businesses.
americangraduateday

Students Learn About Television Production During American Graduate Day

2-11-15
NJTV News Correspondent Lauren Wanko mentored students, showing them how to be on camera, to prepare them for American Graduate Day, a live, seven-hour broadcast.
150210Flanagan

School Bus Ads Bring Additional Revenue to Districts

2-10-15
Some New Jersey school districts are selling ad space on buses to generate funds for their budgets.