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Sweeney Calls for NJEA Investigation, Christie Wants Scrutiny of Weinberg, Wisniewski

8-3-16
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron breaks down Senate President Sweeney's accusations against the NJEA and Gov. Christie's against Sen. Weinberg and Assemblyman Wisniewski.
Sweeney

Senate President Accuses NJEA of Trying to Extort Public Officials

8-3-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the U.S. attorney and New Jersey attorney general to investigate claims that the NJEA is trying to coerce officials into approving a pension ballot question by threatening to withhold political contributions.
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Christie Calls for Investigation into Weinberg, Wisniewski Emails

8-2-16
Gov. Christie questioned the Democratic National Committee's involvement with Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Assemblyman John Wisniewski and wants the legislators to release their emails.
160801Delmore

Charter School Head Coins Term for Inner-City Kids’ Anxiety

8-1-16
Village Charter School Head Dale Caldwell uses the term urban traumatic stress disorder, UTSD, to describe the chronic anxiety felt by inner-city kids.
160728Hill

Christie Touts ‘Fairness Formula’ in Fair Lawn

7-28-16
The governor said his Fairness Formula would lower property taxes in many suburbs, including an average of $2,200 in Fair Lawn, and it would give $6,600 to every non-special needs public school student in the state.
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Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

7-13-16
Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.
160712Vannozzi

Children of Immigrants Benefit from Higher Education Loan Change

7-12-16
For the first time, New Jersey’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will no longer automatically deny the applications of students who can’t produce a social security number for their parents.
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Program Provides Meals to Students on Summer Break

7-7-16
Officials visit summer camps and other areas where children congregate during the summer to offer meals to students who get them through the government during the school year.
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Report: 1 in 5 Women is Sexually Assaulted in College

7-6-16
Helen Archontou, CEO of the Bergen County YWCA, says resources for victims, in addition to teaching proper behavior to young children, are key in raising awareness about sexual assault.
160706Delmore

Controversy Over Collingswood Teacher Calling Police for Third-Grader

7-6-16
A Collingswood Public Schools teacher called police to respond to a third-grader’s comment that another student called racist. Parents were upset they weren't notified of a policy change that involved police in school behavioral issues.