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150224Weinberg

Sen. Weinberg: There is No Deal to Save the Pension System

2-24-15
Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg says although Gov. Christie said there was a deal to save the state's pension system during his budget address, that's not true.
120224Hill

School District Apologizes for PARCC Incentives

2-24-15
Morris Hills Regional District offered incentives for students to take the controversial PARCC test.
150223aron

Assembly Approves Bill to Delay PARCC Test

2-23-15
Members of the Assembly voted 63 to 7 to delay the PARCC test results being used by three years.
150220Flanagan

Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent

2-20-15
Members of Newark Students Union got a meeting with Superintendent Cami Anderson after locking themselves in her office for three nights. Anderson said the meeting was productive, but the students disagree.
150219Vannozzi

Hamilton Students Get Delayed Opening for Teachers to Get PARCC Training

2-19-15
Classes in Hamilton Township started 90 minutes late for a final teacher training on administering the PARCC tests.
150217Mooney

NJ Spotlight Education Writer: Concerns Surrounding Common Core Mount

2-17-15
NJ Spotlight founder and education writer John Mooney says that concerns about the Common Core have come from politicians, teachers' unions and pro public school activists.
Carolyn Burr used a motorized scooter to move around at Rutgers School of Nursing and stows it on airplanes or trains when she travels long distances. Photo: Kristen Stephenson.

A Career Spent Fighting Mother-to-Infant HIV Transmission

2-17-15
Rutgers’ Carolyn Burr did not let anything get in her way – not even MS.
Extra-virgin olive oil contains an ingredient, oleocanthal, that kills cancer cells without harming healthy cells, researchers have found.

Ingredient in Olive Oil Looks Promising in the Fight Against Cancer

2-16-15
Oleocanthal kills cancer cells with its own enzymes.
150213Flanagan

Salary Cap Causes Some NJ Superintendents to Quit

2-13-15
New Jersey's cap on superintendent salaries has caused some to leave their jobs in the Garden State and take positions in New York or Pennsylvania.
150212Kelley

Proposed Law Would Let Sign Language Count as Foreign Language in High School

2-12-15
The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure that would let high school students take classes in sign language to fulfill the foreign language requirement.