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NJ Middle School Students Are Future Problem Solvers

3-1-17
Millstone Township Middle School students create educational video games that help students with disabilities learn.

Lawmakers Hear About Impact of Food Insecurity on College Campuses

2-27-17
A study by the College and University Food Bank Alliance found that 48 percent of college students reported experiencing food insecurity. Rutgers and Montclair State University each have food pantries available to help.

Worry Over Trump’s Reversal of Transgender Student Bathroom Policy

2-24-17
Some are concerned after President Trump reversed the directive allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and facilities of their choice in public schools. But others say it's a states' rights issue.

Senate President Talks School Funding Formula

2-24-17
Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses the state's school funding formula, the governor's budget address, pension payments and more.

My Very Own Library Provides Free Books to Students

2-23-17
The United Way runs the My Very Own Library program, which encourages children to read by offering 10 books to students before summer break.

City Mayors Defend Current School Funding Formula

2-22-17
Newark and Jersey City mayors went before the Senate Select Committee on School Funding Fairness to explain why they think the current aid structure makes sense for the state.

Graduation in Question After Errors Found in Englewood Students’ Grades

2-21-17
After the Englewood Public School District switched student information systems in July, errors with credit value, grades and the weight of those grades into students’ GPAs have been found, affecting their eligibility to graduate.

Kids Get More Than a Haircut in Long Branch Barbershops

2-20-17
The Long Branch Free Public Library created an initiative that puts books in barbershops in an effort to encourage young African-American and Latino children to read.

‘Back on Track’ Recognizes Camden Students’ Improvement

2-14-17
The first ever “Back on Track” student luncheon honored nearly two dozen students from Woodrow Wilson High School and Camden High School who’ve worked to overcome attendance, academic or behavior issues.

Paterson Case Highlights Overseas Students Playing High School Sports

2-10-17
The basketball coach and assistant coach at Paterson Eastside have been suspended after it was discovered that they were housing players from Nigeria and Puerto Rico.