Education Commissioner Chris Cerf had a testy exchange with members of the public during a meeting in Jersey City regarding the education system.
Dr. Thomas Cavalieri, dean of the UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine, says the college merger, expected July 1, 2013, should make the school stronger and improve health care in the state.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Princeton University and Harvard University as tied for the top spot in the National University Rankings. Many other New Jersey schools were also recognized.
Changes to family income eligibility requirements and a cap on the number of semesters a student can receive Pell Grants will impact many in New Jersey and throughout the country.
Paterson Education Association President Peter Tirri hopes to avoid a walkout, but says the teachers have been negotiating for 28 months without settling a contract dispute.
Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, students must take a fruit or vegetable with their school lunches. The effort is meant to curb obesity rates.
For Trenton Public Schools, the school year began with a new superintendent. Francisco Duran says he wants to instill a love of learning and a joy of teaching back into the classroom.
A state judge upheld the Perth Amboy school board vote to remove Superintendent Janine Caffrey, but she says progress in the school district has been made.
A hearing in Trenton focuses on the introduction of online education in New Jersey’s charter schools.
In a 239-page report, a task force has recommended over 400 changes to improve education in the Garden State, running the gamut from school nurse training to what kind of paper districts should use.
Changing passing rates can make it difficult for colleges to equally evaluate applicants.
Several officials are fighting to end two decades of state control over the school districts in Newark, Jersey City and Paterson.
In 2010, Marie Corfield found herself in the national spotlight when her confrontation with Gov. Christie, captured on YouTube, went viral.
The President of the New Jersey Policy Perspective says a New Jersey comeback is a hard sell without actual numbers to support the claim.
Gov. Christie started the process that will greatly expand Rutgers and Rowan universities.