As the fatal overdose rate among youth continues to rise nationally, educators in New Jersey are looking to a prevention and early intervention program to curb youth substance abuse numbers.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, a prime sponsor of the Erin's Law, sat down with Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron to explain why she believes it’s crucial.
Staff, families and donors gathered for the ceremony and showed their appreciation for the renovations, which include a second-floor addition, upgraded playgrounds and classrooms and more office space ...
The lawsuit asserts that charter schools contribute to the state's ranking as the sixth-most segregated state in the US for black students and seventh for Latinos.
In a state where people are on the go, and many foods are processed and packaged, one registered dietitian is hoping to bring back the basics of farm-to-table eating.
New Jersey Education commissioner Lamont Repollet sat down with NJ Spotlight's John Mooney this week to talk about the new school year and his priorities going forward.
After working as the only woman at job sites for years, Judaline Cassidy is passing on her expertise and knowledge to the next generation of young girls who want to work in the trades.
A Newark charter failed to open on time for the school year — now its students are being bussed out to various community centers throughout the state.
Newark Public Schools and the Newark Public Library announced a joint initiative to hand out 45,000 free library cards.
More than half of all students in New Jersey are nonwhite, while only 16% of their teachers are minorities.
This past school year, 58% met or exceeded expectations on English Language Arts exams, while just 44% of students passed math exams.
A total of 28 districts — comprising 1,450 young students — from Ocean Township to Kearny will share the $20 million in funding.
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron sat down with Paterson Public Schools Superintendent Eileen Shafer to discuss the school district's recent budget crisis.
Gov. Phil Murphy came to Montclair State University on Thursday to stump for two initiatives that hew closely to key items on his agenda.
From Nelson Mandela, to composer and instrumentalist Fela Kuti, to education activist and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, student participants in the program have chosen a number of iconic ...