Congressman elect Donald Norcross (D-1) says that the House of Representatives needs to have diversity and not consist of just lawyers.
Candidates are at full power two weeks before election day. We'll close in on two hot races. Why is education's Common Core so contentious? Could consolidating school districts help?
Former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman says that mergers between school districts and municipalities help raise the level of education and lower taxes.
Airstrikes in Syria. Syrian reaction here. Will Passaic River cleanup funds be siphoned off to plug the budget gap? Schools teaching in two languages.
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.
Merging transit bureaucracies: less cost. More red tape? Tracking campaign donations. New campus sexual assault protocols. Halloween stores pop up. And the monarch population drops down.
New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission Executive Director Jeff Brindle says the New Jersey Education Association was the top campaign contributor.
Our state stands alone in rejecting a regional plan to cut greenhouse gases. Was it legal? Why are so many more New Jersey mothers Breast feeding babies? The last hold-outs either pay up or get put ...
NJ Spotlight Education Writer Laura Waters says some poorer school districts are receiving more money per student than wealthier districts because the students require more supplementary services.
"Unconstitutional policing." The Justice Department says Newark police need a federal monitor. Tunnel gate: was Jersey City's mayor plotting his own traffic tie-up? And The best place to raise a ...
According to Kids Count Data Book, NJ ranked 8th in child well-being, down from last year's rank of five.
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses Gov. Christie's decision on Common Core standards in the state.
Unreliable mail service has Clifton going postal. A new cold case squad Camden. A new start for schools there. And politics. Both sides now.
Camden Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says he is excited to be able to provide high quality school options for students and families.
Midnight deadline. The governor and lawmakers running out of time make their legislative moves. Newark's embattled school superintendent gets a new contract. We get reaction. And we've got sharks.