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Middletown wants to close one school, move students to anotherMiddletown wants to close one school, move students to anotherIn a letter to parents, Middletown Schools Superintendent William George said lower enrollment and cuts to state aid had been factors in the proposal.
Toms River teacher, Pine Beach mayor reportedly made whip sounds, kicked students in slavery lessonToms River teacher, Pine Beach mayor reportedly made whip sounds, kicked students in slavery lessonA student's social media post accused Lawrence Cuneo of making students "pick cotton and lay on the floor."
Rutgers' hiring of Jonathan Holloway through the lens of African American historyRutgers' hiring of Jonathan Holloway through the lens of African American historyDuring Black History Month, school faculty and administration weighed in on Jonathan Holloway’s appointment through the lens of diversity.
Toms River schools clear teacher on slavery lessonToms River schools clear teacher on slavery lessonToms River schools say a teacher who allegedly made students pretend to pick cotton on the floor was trying to teach the awfulness of slavery.
Toms River students pick cotton, lie on dirty floor: How should slavery be taught?Toms River students pick cotton, lie on dirty floor: How should slavery be taught?For Subscribers: A controversial lesson about slavery in Toms River raises the natural question: How should schools teach students about slavery?
95-year-old professor sues Rutgers over age discrimination95-year-old professor sues Rutgers over age discriminationRutgers wants a lawsuit filed by a 95-year-old research professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, to be heard in federal court.
Middletown schools' future is focus of meeting; class size, redistricting on the tableMiddletown schools' future is focus of meeting; class size, redistricting on the tableMiddletown school officials have denied that grade banding is a foregone conclusion, but redistricting is still on the table.
Montclair State wants to fight human traffickingMontclair State wants to fight human traffickingAn interdisciplinary group at the university hopes to become a resource for efforts to end the third-largest criminal activity in the world.
Epileptic glassblower sues Rutgers over radioactive materialEpileptic glassblower sues Rutgers over radioactive materialDoctors say Jacob Moskowitz developed epilepsy from radioactive material he never was notified about and for which he received no training in handling
Pinelands Regional parents get first look at new LGBTQ lessons their kids will learnPinelands Regional parents get first look at new LGBTQ lessons their kids will learnSome Pinelands Regional parents protest the state-mandated LGBT curriculum at a school meeting.
Freehold Regional may end busing for 3,000 students; 'gutting' programs, jobs comes nextFreehold Regional may end busing for 3,000 students; 'gutting' programs, jobs comes nextFor Subscribers: Freehold Regional H.S. District eyes severe budget cuts that could end busing for 3,000 students.
NJ universities act on coronavirus outbreakNJ universities act on coronavirus outbreakNew Jersey has no confirmed cases of the deadly disease, but university officials have enacted strict travel bans to protect campuses.
Belmar's St. Rose High School looks to expand — and buck a Catholic school trendBelmar's St. Rose High School looks to expand — and buck a Catholic school trendFor Subscribers: St. Rose is hoping to work with a developer to build a multi-use building that will include new school space.
Toms River Regional won't cut full-day kindergarten next yearToms River Regional won't cut full-day kindergarten next yearFull-day kindergarten had been one of the programs Toms River Regional had considered cutting to help make up for a $4.3 million state aid reduction.
Tufaro Foundation donates to RWJ Medical SchoolTufaro Foundation donates to RWJ Medical SchoolRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School partners with The Marisa Tufaro Foundation on student education and social work programs
Unpaid lunch bills cost Shore districts thousands each yearUnpaid lunch bills cost Shore districts thousands each yearAs state officials seek to ease lunch debt "shaming," student lunch debts run into thousands in some Shore area school districts.
3 things to know about Rutgers' next president3 things to know about Rutgers' next presidentHolloway, the Northwestern University provost and former Yale dean, will take Robert Barchi's place at the end of the school year.
Toms River council members pledge to help school district fight for state moneyToms River council members pledge to help school district fight for state moneyWith Toms River Regional schools facing a funding crisis, township officials on Tuesday promised to support the school board and district officials .
Two Toms River Catholic schools are closed MondayTwo Toms River Catholic schools are closed MondaySchool officials at Donovan Catholic and the St. Joseph Grade School said school would be closed Monday, Jan. 13. Here's why.
These NJ schools will begin random searches of studentsThese NJ schools will begin random searches of studentsStarting this month, Linden students and their belongings will be subject to random searches for metal objects or contraband, according to policy.
Neptune will close preschool, relocate 200Neptune will close preschool, relocate 200Neptune Township plan to close public preschool will relocate 200 toddlers; Parents launch petition opposing
Toms River demonstrators protest school funding cuts, vaccination billToms River demonstrators protest school funding cuts, vaccination billState Sen. President Stephen M. Sweeney, D-Gloucester, was greeted by protestors in Toms River Tuesday before he spoke to Ocean County mayors.
NJ schools test LGBTQ history lessons, in advance of new lawNJ schools test LGBTQ history lessons, in advance of new lawSupporters say it reflects an inclusive history and promotes understanding; opponents call it a violation of religious and parental freedom.
Shore Regional superintendent to take over Brick schoolsShore Regional superintendent to take over Brick schoolsShore Regional High School Superintendent Thomas G. Farrell is leaving the district to assume the leadership role at Brick schools.
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