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Christie Warns Newark Mayor His ‘Attitude’ Could Slow Return of Local Schools Control

3-7-16
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka opposes expansion of charter schools in the city. Gov. Christie says his decision to support traditional, failing schools might hinder the return of schools to local control.
160307Yaw

Retiring Community College President Discusses Challenges

3-7-16
Dr. Edward Yaw is retiring as president of County College of Morris after 30 years. He talked about why he stayed in his position so long and the challenges community colleges face.
160307Vannozzi

College Students Present Research Projects at Liberty Science Center

3-7-16
Liberty Science Center hosted an undergraduate research symposium where college students present for the chance to continue their research.
160304Dunns

NJ BAEO Working to Create a Community Where Black Parents Use Their Voice

3-4-16
Shanell Dunns from the New Jersey Black Alliance for Educational Options says getting black parents involved in their children's education begins with meeting them where they are.
160303Hill

Anti-Bullying Task Force Offers New Recommendations

3-3-16
New Jersey's Anti-Bullying Task Force has recommended identifying power imbalances, giving principals great latitude to determine whether to investigate a complaint and a fund for more programs.
160303Mooney

NJ Spotlight Education Writer: School Aid to Increase About 1 Percent

3-3-16
Gov. Christie has proposed an additional $100 million in school aid to the state budget, but NJ Spotlight Founding Editor and Education Writer John Mooney says that equals about a 1 percent increase for the average school district in New Jersey.
160302Flanagan

Investigation Into Passaic HS Bomb Threats Continues

3-2-16
There were five bomb threats at Passaic High School in February, prompting bathroom monitoring and an ongoing investigation.
160302Vannozzi

Student Upset with Rutgers’ Response to Her Report of Swastika

3-2-16
Rutgers senior Sara Rosen says her roommates taped a symbol that looked like a swastika to her dorm room ceiling and the university brushed off her concerns.
160301Hill

SAT Changes Make It More Similar to ACT

3-1-16
The new version of the SAT has fewer answer choices, no penalty for wrong answers and an optional essay section that gives test-takers more time.
160225Orton

11-Year-Old Marley Dias Creates Change Through #1000BlackGirlBooks Campaign

2-25-16
Marley Dias is the founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, a book drive to collect 1,000 books that feature women and girls of color as the protagonists.