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Authorities: Man made online threat about shooting

9-24-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly made an online threat about a shooting at William Paterson University has been charged with making terrorist threats. School officials say 18-year-old Christopher Geary, a Pompton Lakes ...

American Legion gets involved in suit over pledge

9-24-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — The American Legion has joined a lawsuit attempting to defend the use of the Pledge of Allegiance at a central New Jersey school. The patriotic group says it has been accepted as an intervener in a lawsuit filed by the ...

Reported home invasion spurs schools lockdown

9-24-14
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Schools in a southern New Jersey community were briefly placed on lockdown following a reported home invasion in a nearby neighborhood. No injuries were reported in the home invasion, which occurred shortly before ...
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School Newcomer Program Named Model for NJ

9-23-14
Atlantic City High School offers students instruction in their native language as a way to help them learn English and subject matters.
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Student Performance Director: DOE Needs to Focus on PARCC Assessments

9-23-14
Mount Olive School District Director of Student Performance Tracey Severns says the Department of Education needs to focus on the PARCC Assessments because there are so many misperceptions of it.

Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority

9-23-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Miss America says she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denies a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kira Kazantsev said on ABC's "Good Morning ...
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Non-Profit Offers Broadband to Low Income Students

9-22-14
JerseyOn, a new statewide non-profit, is providing a lifetime of one gigabyte of broadband internet per month for a flat fee of $40 for low income students.

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 ...