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Immigration Takes Center Stage in Freehold Expansion Vote

12-3-14
Freehold has more than 450 students more than its capacity, but voters shot down a bid to spend $33 million to expand school facilities. Seventy percent of the students are Hispanic.
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Education Officials Discuss Readiness for New PARCC Test

12-3-14
The New Jersey Department of Education says 90 percent of schools have the technology for the PARCC test, but others question the accuracy of that statistic.
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Christie Announces $50 Million for Camden High School Upgrades

12-2-14
Camden High School will receive $50 million for renovations, including a new heating system, electrical upgrades, new windows, roof repairs and technology upgrades.
Elaine Diegmann, a professor who heads nurse midwifery education at Rutgers School of Nursing, has delivered nearly 5,000 babies, including two grandsons. Photo: Jeff Tolvin.

Midwife Fills Career with Magical Moments

12-2-14
Rutgers’ Elaine Diegmann continues to bring recognition to midwifery education.

5 New Jersey students charged in sex assault

12-1-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Five students at New Jersey's William Paterson University face charges stemming from the alleged sexual assault of a female student in a dorm. University President Kathleen Waldron told students and faculty in a statement that ...
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Teens Use Stickers to Help Prevent Underage Drinking

11-28-14
A group of teens are putting neon green stickers in liquor stores to remind people of the dangers of buying alcohol for minors.
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Codey: Later Start Time Benefits Middle and High School Students

11-27-14
Sen. Richard Codey has introduced a bill that would study starting middle and high school days after 8:30 a.m., which he says will reduce absenteeism and tardiness while increasing grades.

New charge for teacher accused of sex assault

11-27-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed another charge against a substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student in a northern New Jersey school district where she sometimes taught. The Record (http://bit.ly/1voweo2) reports that ...

Indictment: Teacher had sexual relationship with girl

11-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A music teacher at a southern New Jersey high school will now be suspended without pay after he was indicted on numerous charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with a female student. Camden County prosecutors say ...
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Some NJ Schools Cancel Midterms, Finals to Prepare for PARCC

11-25-14
Several school districts have canceled midterms and final exams to give students more time to prepare for the new state standardized PARCC test.