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School bus driver cited in crash that injured 7

9-22-14
MEDFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A school bus driver has been cited for careless driving after she was involved in an accident last weekend that left seven high school students with minor injuries. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1ymJ8XS) ...

Rutgers student dies, alcohol suspected

9-22-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Alcohol is suspected of playing a role in the death of a Rutgers University student. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office says 19-year-old Caitlyn Kovacs of South Brunswick appeared to be in distress while attending ...

Ex-school custodian sentenced for hidden cameras

9-21-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former custodian who videotaped students and teachers with hidden cameras in a southern New Jersey high school won't have to serve a prison sentence. John Martin of Wenonah instead will serve 120 days of house arrest and five ...

Prosecutor: Student’s death may be alcohol-related

9-21-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Rutgers University student has died after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house. A preliminary investigation determined that the death of 19-year-old Caitlyn ...

Rutgers’ Hermann made joke about Sandusky scandal

9-19-14
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has acknowledged that Athletic Director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall. The university said ...
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32 NJ School Districts Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch

9-19-14
The federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act subsidizes breakfast and lunch in 32 New Jersey school districts, regardless of income level.
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NJ PLAN Offers College Credit for Life Experience

9-19-14
The New Jersey Prior Learning Assessment Network allows people to take assessments and receive college credit for areas in which they are proficient.

Teacher faces more charges of sex with students

9-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey high school teacher faces additional charges of having sex with students. Essex County authorities announced new charges Friday against Columbia High School teacher Nicole Dufault (duh-FAULT'). The ...

South Jersey student arrested for toy gun

9-19-14
LINWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in southern New Jersey have arrested a 15-year-old student on charges he brought a toy gun to school. Officials at Mainland Regional High School learned the boy had what appeared to be a gun in his backpack on ...
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Founder of Liberian Girls School: Ebola Outbreak Continues to Grow

9-18-14
Katie Meyler of Bernardsville has returned to Liberia despite the continuing threat of the Ebola virus. She says the outbreak continues to grow exponentially and that fast action is needed to control the spread of the disease.