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NJ’s first public recovery high school to open

9-30-14
UNION, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first public high school for students with drug and alcohol problems is set to open. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place Tuesday in Union. State Sen. Ray Lesniak, who worked with an advocacy group to create ...
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North Jersey Home Schoolers Assoc. Contact: There is Choice with Home Schooling

9-29-14
North Jersey Home Schoolers Association New Member Contact Pam Romano says that home-schooling children offers flexibility with textbooks and religious instruction.

Rutgers to endow chair named for Gloria Steinem

9-27-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An endowed chair in media, culture and feminist studies at New Jersey's flagship public university will be named in honor of noted women's rights activist Gloria Steinem. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1uQsz0h) ...

Rutgers lab churning out baby horseshoe crabs

9-27-14
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Six thousand baby horseshoe crabs are making their way in the waters near Cape May this weekend, thanks to a Rutgers University center that grows and releases them into the wild. The New Jersey Aquaculture Innovation ...
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Asm. Cryan: Tuition Freezes Would Give Students Stability

9-26-14
Assemblyman Joseph Cryan says that a tuition freeze bill would allow incoming freshman to pay tuition and fees at the same fee for nine consecutive semesters, allowing for some stability.

2 Rowan students face hearing over sex tape

9-26-14
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Two Rowan University students face a hearing over a sex video that was posted online. The judicial board is set to meet Friday at the school in Glassboro. Rowan spokesman Joe Cardona tells the South Jersey Times ...
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Taking on a Scrabble Champ

9-25-14
NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz challenged Montclair High School senior Paolo Federico-O'Murchu, who participated in an international Scrabble tournament in Sri Lanka.

Tennis great Agassi visits Newark charter school

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andre Agassi brought some star power to a Newark charter school for its official opening. The tennis great was on hand Wednesday for the opening of the new campus of University Heights Charter School. Agassi is a longtime ...

Late New Jersey football coach to receive honor

9-25-14
PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A longtime New Jersey high school football coach who passed away before the start of the season will be honored with a national award next week. Gary Mioli was heading into his 24th season at Park Ridge High School when he ...

New Jersey Supreme Court hears school trip case

9-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the state can prosecute two high school employees accused of having sex with students they were chaperoning on a class trip to Germany. Attorneys for Artur Sopel and Michael ...