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Union Says Newark School District Holding Out on Raises and Negotiations

11-17-14
Non-instructional union workers in Newark say they've been without a contract for five years and district officials aren't working with them.

Teachers union treasurer charged with theft

11-16-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The treasurer of the teachers union in a southern New Jersey school district has been accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the group. Wayne Wedderman is charged with theft and computer theft. Bail was set at $20,000 ...

New Jersey school boards group has new president

11-15-14
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey School Boards Association has a new leader. Donald Webster Jr. was elected to a two-year term as the association's president during its bi-annual meeting, which was held Saturday at Mercer County Community ...
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Proposed Legislation Could Ban Meal Plans At Colleges, Universities

11-14-14
Colleges and universities around the state require students to buy meal plans but proposed legislation could ban that practice.
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Sen. Rice: Newark Schools Don’t Seem Separate But Equal

11-14-14
Senator Ron Rice says that it does not seem like the Newark schools are separate but equal.

St. Peter’s student accused of sex assault

11-14-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bail is set at $250,000 for a student accused of sexually assaulting another in a dormitory at Saint Peter's University in Jersey City. A 19-year-old female student told police 19-year-old Jean Jecrois of Atlantic City ...

Taxes, schools, casinos key to Christie AC plan

11-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's plan to help Atlantic City involves giving casinos predictable taxes, freezing taxes on non-gambling property, giving schools more aid if they reduce costs, and temporarily halting ...
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Emergent Repair Fund for Schools Exhausted

11-12-14
New Jersey's School Development Authority is running out of money needed to for emergent school repairs.
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Not Much Time for Christie’s Standardized Test Commission

11-12-14
Members of Gov. Christie's appointed commission to study the use of standards-based testing have just a few weeks before their first recommendations are due.

Authorities: School bomb threats may be related

11-12-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say bomb threats made against several northern New Jersey schools may be related. The Record (http://bit.ly/1unHQbq) reports that authorities were sweeping high schools in Garfield, Hackensack, Englewood and Fort ...