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More New Jersey schools offer students breakfast

10-7-14
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — More low-income children in New Jersey are getting breakfast at school. Advocates for Children of New Jersey on Tuesday released a report that shows schools in the state are feeding breakfast to about 75,000 more children. ...

High school cancels football season over bullying

10-7-14
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey town is reeling after its high school football season was cut short by allegations of bullying and harassment among players. Sayreville War Memorial High has been a powerhouse, winning three sectional titles ...
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Sayreville HS Football Faces Hazing Allegations

10-6-14
Sayreville High School officials canceled last week's football game after allegations of hazing surfaced.
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‘Week of Respect’ Kicks Off Anti-Bullying Effort in Newark

10-6-14
Newark is encouraging tolerance as part of its "Week of Respect" anti-bullying campaign.
Victor Shengkan Jin says it is important to find a drug for type 2 diabetes that attacks the root cause of the disease and not just symptoms. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Attacking Type 2 Diabetes from a New Direction with Encouraging Results

10-6-14
A Rutgers researcher is developing a drug aimed at treating the root cause of type 2 diabetes and reversing the disease.

Motto engraved on library gets lost in translation

10-6-14
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Latin motto engraved on the wall of a new library in southern New Jersey got lost in translation. Officials had thought the phrase "Nos Secundus Coniecto Omnia" meant "we confirm all things twice." But it actually means ...

New Jersey libraries offering high school degrees

10-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Adults in New Jersey will soon be able to earn high school degrees through an online program being offered at some libraries. The state library announced the program Monday. The program will be free for the students because ...

NJ high school football team focus of probe

10-6-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities continue to investigate allegations of a "significant and serious nature" involving the high school football program. Sayreville High School forfeited a game on Friday. But it's not clear what investigators are ...

Former teacher indicted on sex assault charge

10-4-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A former substitute teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student has been indicted on three counts of sexual assault. Monmouth County prosecutors say 37-year-old Darnell Lewis also faces a ...
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NJEA President: Teacher Leader Programs Would Help Keep Teachers in the Classroom

10-3-14
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer says that teacher leader programs would help keep teachers in the profession and in classrooms.