Education

December 18, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ— Bryan Pawling’s Philadelphia Eagles fandom began when his parents placed Philadelphia Eagles blankets in his crib. So, when had the opportunity to attend the Axalta All-Pro Teachers awards event at Lincoln Financial Field last Wednesday, he was more excited for the opportunity to ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Students in Camden County who are interested in attending community college for free in the spring of 2019 have until the middle of February to complete their applications.  Students who are enrolled at one of the 13 county colleges approved this September to participate in the ...

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CAMDEN,  NJ— Most weekends, school cafeteria tables are often empty of students and teachers, folded up and pushed up against the walls. On Saturday, however, the cafeteria tables inside the KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Middle School were filling up by the minute with toys and clothes for ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Rutgers University—Camden has appointed Howard Marchitello as the dean of the Rutgers–Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences, announced Rutgers–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Friday. The appointment becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2019. As dean, Marchitello will lead the growth of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— As part of its Subaru Loves Learning initiative, the Subaru of America donated over 5,000 science books to 20 Camden schools earlier this week. Subaru executives and employees volunteered to deliver the new books to 20 elementary, middle, and high schools across the city in honor of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— The New Jersey Schools Development Authority [SDA] met with the Camden community Tuesday night to discuss the state agency’s plans and progress on the new Camden High School project. The meeting, held in the gymnasium at the Early Childhood Development Academy, allowed for community ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—  As the end of the year inches closer, Camden City School District officials are encouraging parents of its preschool students to make sure that their children receive a flu shot before the new year. On Tuesday, the school district’s department of early childhood education partnered ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - More than 100 Rutgers faculty members and students protested outside the university Board of Governors meeting Thursday and spoke out during the meeting demanding equal pay for instructors on the three campuses in Newark, Camden and New Brunswick. Currently, faculty at the Newark ...

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TRENTON, NJ— The Camden City School District appeared before the New Jersey Board of Education Wednesday to update the board on the progress its making addressing persistent problems in its business office. The district was asked at the June state board of education meeting to re-appear before ...

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TRENTON, NJ— More than 50 public charter school families and advocates gathered outside of the state Department of Education Wednesday to show their support for charter schools and present a report recommending ways to improve charter schools across the state, including a call for fairer ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A maze of ropes and ladders were no match for the students at Cooper’s Poynt Family School. Within seconds of rushing the school’s new playground, a few students had already reached the top of the jungle gym. Below, their classmates laughed and giggled as they swung from the jungle ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Mayor Frank Moran announced Wednesday plans to hold a major youth summit in the City of Camden next year. The mayor made the announcement in his remarks at The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey’s Committed to Camden Committee meeting at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. “What ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - TAPIntoNewBrunswick recently met Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy at his office in the Old Queens administration building for a free-ranging interview. Molloy talked about the need for Rutgers University to sell its story to prospective students, to bring more capital ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Parents, educators and community members gathered inside the chapel at the Salvation Army Kroc Center Tuesday night to discuss the positives, negatives and ways charter schools can improve in New Jersey. The meeting was part of the New Jersey Department of Education’s statewide tour ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On July 25, Christopher J. Molloy was named interim chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In making the announcement, Rutgers President Robert Barchi said Molloy was the obvious choice, as he “knows what it is to be a student, a faculty member and a dean at Rutgers-New ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Camden eighth graders will have the opportunity to tour the city’s high schools over the course of two mornings as they begin to think about what high school to attend next school year. Camden Enrollment will hold bus tours of the city’s public, renaissance and charter high schools ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Tonight, officials from the New Jersey Department of Education will hold a community focus group to help identify which priorities are most important to those impacted by charter schools in New Jersey. The meeting will be held at the Salvation Army Kroc Center from 5 to 7 ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Camden City School District officials have yet to determine when in 2019 its first school board election will be held. At Tuesday’s advisory board meeting, acting state superintendent Katrina McCombs said there were a “few key considerations” she must take before deciding to hold the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Camden City School District Superintendent Katrina McCombs began Tuesday’s advisory board meeting with a moment of silence for Javonne Davis, a Camden High School freshman who was shot and killed last week while walking home from school. “As leader of our city schools, I take the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Uncommon Schools families received a helping hand on Monday thanks to a partnership between Woodland Community Development Corporation [WCDC] and the renaissance school. Students and their families from both Uncommon Schools Camden campuses — Camden Prep Copewood Elementary and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— The removal of parking along Cooper Street has continued to cause problems for businesses along one of the Camden’s main thoroughfares. Last Tuesday, the Camden City Council tabled an ordinance that would have eased issues for student drop-off and pick-up at LEAP Academy Charter ...

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BLACKWOOD, NJ— Camden County College has named a new trustee to its board. On Nov. 8, the county college welcomed Dr. S. Jay Mirmanesh. Mirmanesh will take the place of William Spearman, who stepped down from the Board when appointed to serve as an assemblyman in Legislative District 5 in ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Daniel Blake learned he wanted to work in the water industry after a science fair project he made in high school. That project led to a second project where he collaborated with a water treatment plant operator and eventually led to him studying civil engineering in college. On ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A Camden high school is on a path to become nationally recognized for its efforts in achieving sustainability. On Thursday, Jill Buck, founder of the international Go Green Initiative, visited Brimm Medical High School to congratulate Brimm students and staff for earning Sustainable ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It’s a tale of three cities in the eyes of a labor union at Rutgers University. The Rutgers AAUP-AFT says certain full-time tenure-track faculty who teach at the Camden and Newark campuses are paid less than their counterparts in New Brunswick. The union held a rally today on the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University—Camden now has a new home. The department that offered the first Ph.D. childhood studies program in the county will now reside in the historic Artis Building, located at 329 Cooper St. The 13,000-square-foot building ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— The mood in Farnham Park Wednesday morning was as jubilant as the sun that spelled relief from two days of torrential downpours. A group of Camden community leaders who had campaigned for an elected school board to return to Camden gathered in the park to thank those who voted No to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Researchers at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine will now be able to explore treatments in cancers, autoimmune diseases and oral health issues in new labs that were today unveiled.  The labs were built with a $16 million grant from the New Jersey Higher Education Bond Fund and took ...

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