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Sen. Menendez Praises Rutgers Alzheimer’s Research

11-28-16
Sen. Bob Menendez toured the Neuroscience and Cell Biology Department at Rutgers where researchers say they've found a way to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s in its early stages.

Slinging Pumpkins in the Name of Science

11-24-16
Picatinny Arsenal is turning Lake Picatinny into ground zero for the first-ever pumpkin slinging STEM competition for high school students.

Home-Schooled Teen Prevented From Playing on Local Team

11-23-16
New Jersey is one of six states whose laws leave it up to the local district to determine if home-schoolers to participate in outside activities.

Even in the Age of Vaccines Measles Outbreaks Can Occur

11-23-16
Princeton University-led research looked at an outbreak in London schools during 1904. Using mathematical models and statistical inference they determined the threat is not completely gone today.

Superintendent Salary Caps Under Review, Public Hearings in January

11-17-16
The New Jersey Department of Education has announced revisions to the superintendent salary cap plan to give districts more flexibility, acknowledging the hardships the policy created but still promoting fiscal efficiency.

Rutgers Students Rally for ‘Sanctuary Campus’

11-16-16
More than 1,000 students and faculty turned out at Rutgers New Brunswick to call for the university to become a "sanctuary campus", where unauthorized students don't have to fear deportation.

Groups File Complaints Against Red Bank Charter School

11-15-16
The Latino Coalition and a private parent group filed formal complaints with the state against Red Bank Charter School, which they say educates fewer Latinos than the traditional public schools in the area.

New Jersey Ranks Ninth in Student Loan Debt

11-15-16
The average borrower in New Jersey carries more than $30,000 in student loan debt and nearly two-thirds of students in the Garden State have loans.

Apprenticeship Program Helps New Jerseyans Find Jobs

11-15-16
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations helped create the state's new apprenticeship program, which helps at-risk New Jerseyans. The training is free and apprentices are guaranteed a job once they graduate.

Monmouth University Military Bridge Program Helps Veterans Pay for Education

11-11-16
The Military Bridge Program at Monmouth University helps veterans get a college education. Monmouth and the VA under the GI Bill match dollars to educate military veterans.