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NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

10-29-14
ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing. Eldred Central School District Superintendent Robert Dufour says the team will forfeit ...

Thousands attend Dalai Lama event at Princeton

10-28-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Large crowds of supporters and opponents were on hand as the Dalai Lama visited Princeton University. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader stressed the importance of education and compassion during a talk Tuesday at the Ivy ...
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Baraka Blames Problems at Barringer High School on ‘One Newark’ Reforms

10-28-14
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka toured Barringer High School, which students have complained about saying there are overcrowded classrooms and too many subs.
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New Device Gets School Personnel Help with Push of a Button

10-28-14
Bergen County Technical High School in Paramus has started using a device that allows teachers to immediately alert school security of an issue.
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Dalai Lama Visits Princeton University

10-28-14
The Dalai Lama spoke at Princeton University while members of the International Shugden Community gathered outside in protest.

13 Garfield school workers accused of lunch fraud

10-28-14
GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Garfield's school board has disciplined 13 employees who are accused of under reporting their incomes so their children could receive free or reduced-cost lunches. The Record (http://bit.ly/1v940KW ) newspaper reports two ...

Ex-NJ teacher suspended for mocking student’s name

10-28-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — State officials have suspended a former New Jersey teacher's license for a year after she mocked a student's name on Facebook. Yvette Nicholas agreed that ridiculing the student's name was immature and based on the fact that a ...

Rutgers student’s death ruled an accident

10-27-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The alcohol-related death of a Rutgers University student last month has been ruled an accident. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Monday that 19-year-old Caitlyn Kovacs died from "acute ethanol toxicity." ...

Maine’s Ebola protocols mean quarantine _ for now

10-27-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Health officials say a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa has agreed to be quarantined at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, but her lawyer suggests the home confinement may be temporary. Attorney Steven Hyman says ...

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, ...