Education Top Stories

June 2, 2020

NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Schools Superintendent Dr. Victor Valeski confirmed today that there will be a "virtual graduation" for the East Brunswick High School Class of 2020.  Students will join in a broadcast at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 17.  Although the Superintendent and the Board of Education ...

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NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough is honoring the members of the Class of 2020 with banners. Banners showcasing the senior pictures of Helmetta's high school graduates will hang along Main Street for the month of June. The 27 banners were unveiled on Monday and are a gift to the graduates from Helmetta ...

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NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College honors graduate Amirah Elayan, a member of the Class of 2020, has earned the Northeast Regional Honors Council “Student of the Year Award” for her scholastic excellence and impact on Bergen’s Judith K. Winn School of Honors program. The Northeast Regional ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Bergen Community College honors graduate Amirah Elayan, a member of the Class of 2020, has earned the Northeast Regional Honors Council “Student of the Year Award” for her scholastic excellence and impact on Bergen’s Judith K. Winn School of Honors program. The Northeast Regional ...

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NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People driving down Bryant Drive to Roxbury High School are now greeted with a long line of signs showing the faces of the school’s 2020 graduating seniors. It is a dramatic display that school principal Dominick Miller characterized as “a small gesture.” But it’s really not very ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent René Rovtar released the following statement on June 2: “As superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools, I feel that the events of the past week demand a reaffirmation of the policy and practice of our district and the ...

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SCRANTON, PA -- Local residents were among the more than 875 candidates whose bachelor's degrees were conferred at The University of Scranton's virtual undergraduate celebration ceremony on May 31. Degrees were conferred to graduates in a group who had completed their academic degree requirements ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – In March 2020, as the impact of COVID-19 became imminent, Union County College, in partnership with the Union County College Foundation, established a COVID-19 Student Emergency Relief Fund. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, over half of the students at Union County College ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Seven of the nine members of the Bayonne Board of Education gathered for an emergency session Tuesday. Trustee Michael Alonso, whose Facebook comments on Sunday have drawn strong rebuke, as well as calls for his resignation, did not attend the meeting. “Where will the Bayonne Riot ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — School leaders are working on plans for Ridge High School graduates to receive their diplomas at the school’s Lee Field athletic facility on June 18, the day long planned for the ceremony. They will do so individually on the field, stopping to receive the diploma and have ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials. In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials. In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George ...

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UNION, NJ – Jefferson School has been named a 2020 National School of Character and a 2020 New Jersey School of Character.  The distinctions, from the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional, and Character Development, were scheduled to be celebrated at the 2020 Annual Conference, but the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Merriam Avenue School administrators and teachers recognized the 2020 Enthusiastic Readers in March. Normally the Board of Education holds a meeting and recognizes all Enthusiastic readers for all three schools. The students who were chosen as representatives for their grade ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham School District will receive $307,296 fewer dollars in state aid in Gov. Phil Murphy's announced revision. Even with the reduction, Chatham will still be receiving $143,144 more than a year ago. Gov. Murphy reduced the state aid he had budgeted for in February because ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange Maplewood School District Board of Education, Superintendent Ronald Taylor, and the Administration have issued the following message, their reflection on the social justice crisis sweeping across our country: “In this country, American means white. Everybody ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Seventeen performances from both James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students and staff will be featured in a virtual concert at 7 p.m. on Friday entitled “A Night of Hope.” The JCHS Virtual Concert will premiere live on YouTube on Friday. The link will be posted on the JCHS ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School principal Dr. David Heisey wrote to parents of the Class of 2020 on Monday to update them on this year's graduation ceremony.  On Tuesday, May 26th, Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey High Schools can hold ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School has plenty in store for the graduating Class of 2020 and the student officers couldn't be happier to announce the festivities. Things will kick off with the Linden High School virtual graduation ceremony will be on Tuesday, June 16, at 6:00 p.m. on the district’s ...

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MADISON, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University President Christopher Capuano announced that the university is carefully preparing for the Fall 2020 semester. The university is developing multiple plans that will enable the campus to open safely while "operating consistently with public health and ...

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MADISON, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University President Christopher Capuano announced that the university is carefully preparing for the Fall 2020 semester. The university is developing multiple plans that will enable the campus to open safely while "operating consistently with public health and ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - When commencement ceremonies are held later this month, Mahopac High School will honor the memory of Jake Santoriella, a Class of 2020 member who lost his life to leukemia two years ago. Jake Santoriella’s twin brother, Chase, had approached school officials with the idea of ...

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