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Local Control of Jersey City Schools by Spring Said Mayor Fulop

10-7-15
The return of local control to schools in Jersey City, after 26 years, is planned to come this spring. The Jersey City school system works with nearly $660 million and has 29,000 students.
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Bloomfield College to Benefit from $3 Million STEM Grant

10-5-15
One in 10 scientists and engineers are minority women, and African American students only account for five percent of STEM college majors.
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Universities Hire More Adjunct Professors and Pay Less

9-28-15
The union representing part-time, or adjunct, professors at Rutgers says their numbers have doubled in 20 years, to nearly 1,500. They say adjuncts do the same work as their full-time counterparts for much less.

NJTV to Recognize Three New Jersey Educators as American Graduate Champions

9-28-15
NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced that it will celebrate the work of local educators in conjunction with the national high school graduation initiative American Graduate Day.
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Give Something Back Foundation Establishes Full, Four-Year Scholarships For Students to Attend College

9-24-15
Heartland Payment Systems Founder and CEO Robert Carr is paying it forward with his Give Something Back Foundation and offer 2,000 full, four-year scholarships for students to attend college.
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Camden Protesters Warn of Privatization Looming for City’s ‘Public’ Schools

9-22-15
A group of organizers met outside a conference in downtown Camden, in hopes of Confronting Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard. Organizers say they want full local control of Camden Schools, which has been state controlled for the past two years.
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Mother and Woodland Park Schools Go To Court Over Address Dispute

9-22-15
Woodland Park is demanding restitution in the form of $13,271 from a mother alleged to have falsified her address in order to send her child to a different school.
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NJ Students Return From Trip To Sri Lanka

9-22-15
A group of Montclair students got to travel to Sri Lanka as part of Guru Travel, a summer service program. The students got the opportunity to help the wild elephant population and teach English to children in Sri Lanka.
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Woodland Park Sets Ordinance Fining Parents For False Addresses

9-18-15
Woodland Park is issuing a $2,000 fine for "border hoppers" -- or students who fake their addresses to attend different schools.
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Report Found Rutgers Football Coach in Violation of University Policy

9-17-15
A 21-page investigative report done by Rutgers University Robert Barchi found that head football coach Kyle Flood had violated University policy when he contacted a professor on the academic status of one of his players.