Education

March 14, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Special Dragons, a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism, is taking over the Old Canal Inn in April with their "Rock for Autism" event. The night's line-up includes The Cheap Moves, Head Cheerleader, The Mutts, and Dean Machine. The fun begins at 8 p.m. and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ –  Students from Berkeley Elementary School performed a number from their upcoming “Aladdin” play for parents and members of the public gathered at the Bloomfield Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening at the School Administration Building. Present at the meeting were ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Bloomfield's election policies.  Candidate Statements:  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Educational Foundation (BEF) will hold their 2019 Annual Gala Dinner on Friday, May 3 at the Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield.  A sellout crowd is expected as eight athletes will be inducted into the Bloomfield High School Hall of Fame.   The inductees ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Accolades continue to pour in to the township as the Bloomfield Board of Education received recognition from Essex County for winning the 2018 Sandy Hook Promise Start with Hello Week National Award during a public meeting on Tuesday evening at the School Administration ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger Leon is guaranteeing full-time teaching jobs to East Side High School students who begin their journey to become teachers at a new academy that prepares students to become educators.  The promise would apply to students who complete the new ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – One of the most prestigious awards ever bestowed on the township was presented Friday morning as Bloomfield Public School District was named Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Sandy Hook Promise Start with Hello Week National Award during a ceremony at Bloomfield High School ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - "Parent Elves,' some under cover of darkness, all working with sidewalk chalk, offered congratulatory messages and words of kindness to Bloomfield Pulbic Schools students ahead of Friday's Sandy Hook awards ceremony.  The Bloomfield Public School District was named the Grand ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the fans that sat through Rutgers University home football game during the recent 1-11 season, the university has struck on a plan that will allow those loyal followers to drown their frustrations a bit more while also helping the team. The university athletic program ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield public schools will have an early dismissal tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Additionally, all afterschool activities will be canceled district-wide and any afterschool activities provided by the YMCA will similarly be canceled including aftercare. Please ...

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HEMPSTEAD, NY - Michael Guzman of Bloomfield, NJ graduated from Hofstra University in December 2018, earning a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Business Management. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - When Dr. Marcheta P. Evans takes office as the new president of Bloomfield College June 1, she will be both the first woman and African American to lead the college in its 150-year history. “I am so humbled and honored to be selected as the 17th President of Bloomfield College.

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NEWARK, NJ - A new dorm facility and parking garage for Rutgers University-Newark reached the completion of its structural construction earlier this month, marking a major milestone in the project’s development. The developer, construction management group and engineers for the project ...

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SPRINGFIELD, MA - Jalia Santos, of Bloomfield, has been named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. Dean's List students are full time students who have achieved a 3.3 to a 4.0 GPA. Santos is majoring in Sports and Recreation Management. Founded ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A landmark program at Rutgers University serving adults with autism will get a new center under a proposal that gained approval Wednesday from the university board of governors. Board members approved plans for the construction of a $9.8 million center on the Douglas campus ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday Feb. 12 due to the impending storm and declaration of a State of Emergency in the Garden State. Classes, after school activities, and the Board of Education meeting are all canceled.  Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared ...

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TRENTON, NJ—Educators from across the state testified in front of the state Senate education and higher education committees on the barriers that public schools face in recruiting and retaining a diverse teacher workforce.   “This issue is an issue that doesn’t solely impact the state of New ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On February 14 2018, a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, murdering fourteen high schoolers and three staff members. Among those lost was New Jersey native, Alyssa Alhadeff, who had moved from Woodcliff Lake to Parkland just a few years ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Wednesday was a great victory for New Jersey public schools and for the Alhadeff family. With Ilan and Lori Alhadeff present Goveror Phil Murphy signed bill A764, also known as Alyssa's Law. It requires all New Jersey public schools to install silent panic alarms and emergency lights ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ - Rutgers University announced that Christopher Molloy, a long-time university administrator who has held several key positions, now has been appointed chancellor of the New Brunswick campus at Rutgers. Molloy had been serving as interim chancellor since late July, when his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A municipal court judge imposed $750 fines on each of the 11 Rutgers University students who were charged after a protest last December during university President Robert Barchi's speech at a Board of Governor's meeting. Judge James Hoebich, the presiding municipal judge for ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The actor best known for her role as Hilary Banks will be in Newark to help kick off United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s 30th annual Celebrity Read. Karyn Parsons, who starred on the NBC comedy sitcom from 1990 to 1996, will be the celebrity chairperson for this year’s read. She ...

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NEW JERSEY - On January 31st, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that mandates all school districts in the state to include instruction and curriculum materials that will teach middle and high school students about the political, economic, and social contributions of LGBT people and ...

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Newark, NJ - A Rutgers University - Newark program aimed at cultivating overlooked talent has received a $1.5 million grant to help students get their undergraduate degrees in the humanities. The Rutgers -Newark Honors Living-Learning Community program received the three-year grant from the ...

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KINGSTON, RI - Katie Sause of Bloomfield named to The University of Rhode Island Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester.  To be included on the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Federation of Music turns 75 this year, and intends to ramp up its public concerts for the milestone. This year, the Federation has secured funding from Investors Bank, via the Bloomfield Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Founded in 1943, the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Public School District was named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Sandy Hook Promise Award.  The announcement was made during the Bloomfield Board of Education public meeting on Tuesday evening at the School Administration Building. Mr. Joseph V. Fleres, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University will postpone collection of currently unpaid tuition and other fees from federal employees furloughed during the government shutdown, and their dependents. “This is one way that we can minimize that stress and eliminate disruption of academic careers while ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- When students, teachers and visitors walk the halls of Carteret School in Bloomfield, they can't help but be inspired and positive. The teachers all got together and decided to decorate their doors so that their students would see uplifting messages upon entering their classrooms ...

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CEDARVILLE, OH - Cedarville University student Kyle Nawyn of Bloomfield was named to the Cedarville University Dean's List for Fall 2018. This recognition required Nawyn to maintain a 3.5 GPA for the semester and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours. nawyn is a Mechanical Engineering ...

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