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  • Educators: Events surrounding Trump should be discussed

    Educators: Events surrounding Trump should be discussed

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-05-17 23:54:02 GMT

    With some comparing recent events with President Donald Trump and Russia to the events that led to the fall of the Nixon administration, educators say that it is important to discuss these recent events in the classroom.

    With some comparing recent events with President Donald Trump and Russia to the events that led to the fall of the Nixon administration, educators say that it is important to discuss these recent events in the classroom.

  • Thousands of students graduate from Rutgers

    Thousands of students graduate from Rutgers

    Sunday, May 14 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-14 21:19:23 GMT

    Nearly 18,000 college students are set to graduate from Rutgers University today.

    Nearly 18,000 college students are set to graduate from Rutgers University today.

  • Christie turns down lawmakers' student steroid testing bill

    Christie turns down lawmakers' student steroid testing bill

    Thursday, May 11 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-05-11 23:22:31 GMT
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    (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a measure that would expand steroid testing and education in high school because of how it's funded and managed.

    (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a measure that would expand steroid testing and education in high school because of how it's funded and managed.

  • Ridgefield Park School District faces layoffs

    Ridgefield Park School District faces layoffs

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-05-11 02:41:41 GMT
    Ridgefield Park School District faces layoffsRidgefield Park School District faces layoffs

    Another New Jersey school district is facing layoffs due to a lack of funding. Financial problems in Ridgefield Park means that dozens of school employees could lose their jobs.

    Another New Jersey school district is facing layoffs due to a lack of funding. Financial problems in Ridgefield Park means that dozens of school employees could lose their jobs.

  • Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

    Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-05-09 23:21:49 GMT
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    (AP) - Eight more members of a Penn State University fraternity are free on bail to await trial on charges that stem from the death of a pledge after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual. A Pennsylvania judge arraigned the defendants on Tuesday and set bail at $50,000.

    (AP) - Eight more members of a Penn State University fraternity are free on bail to await trial on charges that stem from the death of a pledge after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual. A Pennsylvania judge arraigned the defendants on Tuesday and set bail at $50,000.

  • Queen of Peace High School to close June 30 despite efforts to raise funds

    Queen of Peace High School to close June 30

    Monday, May 8 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-08 20:59:47 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-05-08 21:50:59 GMT
    Queen of Peace High School will close June 30.Queen of Peace High School will close June 30.

    Another New Jersey Catholic high school has announced plans to close at the end of the school year due to financial hardships. North Arlington’s Queen of Peace High School will close June 30, despite efforts to raise money and increase enrollment during this past school year, according to the Newark Archdiocese.

    Another New Jersey Catholic high school has announced plans to close at the end of the school year due to financial hardships. North Arlington’s Queen of Peace High School will close June 30, despite efforts to raise money and increase enrollment during this past school year, according to the Newark Archdiocese.

  • Lakewood School District faces possible teacher layoffs

    Lakewood School District faces possible teacher layoffs

    Thursday, May 4 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-05-04 23:01:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-05-04 23:01:07 GMT
    About 140 Lakewood School District employees are facing layoffs.About 140 Lakewood School District employees are facing layoffs.

    Lakewood School District officials say that they are holding out hope for a last-minute funding effort by the state to help save the jobs of 140 employees.

    Lakewood School District officials say that they are holding out hope for a last-minute funding effort by the state to help save the jobs of 140 employees.

  • Bayonne’s Marist High School makes last ditch effort to stay open

    Marist High School makes last ditch effort to stay open

    Marist High School in Bayonne is slated to  be closed.Marist High School in Bayonne is slated to be closed.

    Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high school are fighting to keep the school open. Marist High School has been slated for closure and the people associated with the school have been raising money over the last month to make sure that doesn’t happen.

    Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high school are fighting to keep the school open. Marist High School has been slated for closure and the people associated with the school have been raising money over the last month to make sure that doesn’t happen.

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    St. Anthony High School in Jersey City to close at end of school year

    Jersey City's St. Anthony HS to close at school year's end

    A private Jersey City high school known for its legendary basketball program will be shutting its doors at the end of the 2017 school year.A private Jersey City high school known for its legendary basketball program will be shutting its doors at the end of the 2017 school year.

    A private Jersey City high school known for its legendary basketball program will be shutting its doors at the end of the 2017 school year.

    A private Jersey City high school known for its legendary basketball program will be shutting its doors at the end of the 2017 school year.

  • Rutgers University-Newark names its first Truman Scholar

    Rutgers University-Newark names its first Truman Scholar

    A junior has been chosen as Rutgers University – Newark’s first Truman Scholar and the 10th from Rutgers University overall.A junior has been chosen as Rutgers University – Newark’s first Truman Scholar and the 10th from Rutgers University overall.
    A junior has been chosen as Rutgers University – Newark’s first Truman Scholar and the 10th from Rutgers University overall. Mussab Ali was one of 62 students nationally who were chosen from a field of over 768 candidates nominated by 315 colleges and universities this year based on their leadership potential, academic and communications skills and dedication to public service.  At the age of 19 in November 2016, Ali ran for a seat on the Jersey City Board of Educat...
    A junior has been chosen as Rutgers University – Newark’s first Truman Scholar and the 10th from Rutgers University overall. Mussab Ali was one of 62 students nationally who were chosen from a field of over 768 candidates nominated by 315 colleges and universities this year based on their leadership potential, academic and communications skills and dedication to public service.  At the age of 19 in November 2016, Ali ran for a seat on the Jersey City Board of Educat...
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    Marist High School holds 12-hour dance-a-thon to avoid closing

    Marist High School holds 12-hour dance-a-thon to avoid closing

    Marist High School in Bayonne held a 12-hour dance-a-thon to raise money in an effort to avoid closing down.Marist High School in Bayonne held a 12-hour dance-a-thon to raise money in an effort to avoid closing down.

    Marist High School in Bayonne held a 12-hour dance-a-thon to raise money in an effort to avoid closing down.

    Marist High School in Bayonne held a 12-hour dance-a-thon to raise money in an effort to avoid closing down.

  • Lakewood Township School District faces financial issues

    Lakewood Township School District faces financial issues

    A letter sent home to parents in the Lakewood Township School District states that the district is having financial problems.A letter sent home to parents in the Lakewood Township School District states that the district is having financial problems.

    A letter sent home to parents in the Lakewood Township School District states that the district is having financial problems.

    A letter sent home to parents in the Lakewood Township School District states that the district is having financial problems.

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    Advocates worry New Jersey bullying law could 'out' LGBT students to parents

    Advocates: NJ bullying law could 'out' kids to parents

    Advocates are concerned New Jersey's bullying law could "out" gay, lesbian or transgender students to their parents.Advocates are concerned New Jersey's bullying law could "out" gay, lesbian or transgender students to their parents.

    Advocates are concerned New Jersey's bullying law could "out" gay, lesbian or transgender students to their parents.

    Advocates are concerned New Jersey's bullying law could "out" gay, lesbian or transgender students to their parents.

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