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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.

New Jersey announces high school grad exam plan

10-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016. But the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARC, ...

Law could oust some for-profit colleges

10-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have advanced a bill that would let the state's higher education secretary revoke the ability of for-profit colleges to award degrees if they don't achieve minimum graduation rates. The Assembly Higher ...

12 community colleges to share $15M in funding

10-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's two U.S. senators say 12 of the state's community colleges will be sharing $15 million in federal funding. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker say the money will be allocated to training students at the schools for ...
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Recovery High School Offers Safe Place for Recovering Addicts

9-30-14
Recovery High School in Union aims to help recovering teenage addicts stay clean and graduate.