Education

June 19, 2021

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its 138th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 18 on the front field. The Class of 2021 marched in to an ovation from the W+H community of parents, families, faculty, trustees and friends. The program began with the Star-Spangled Banner ...

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If buildings are open for in-person instruction, parents or guardians will not be able to opt-out of in-person instruction. NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday announced that upon the conclusion of this school year, schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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Gov. Announces Two Initiatives: Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grants ($28.5 Million) and Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program ($1 Million) TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New ...

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CRANFORD - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine student Dianne Mancheno (DO ‘23) has been elected to the Latino Medical Student Association’s (LMSA) Northeast Region Leadership Board. According to the release, Mancheno will serve as Chief Development Officer and will lead the ...

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We don't just take the top students; we are a school of opportunity. EDISON, NJ – At a time when parents are looking for different educational options for their children, Wardlaw+Hartridge offers small classes, a welcoming environment, and opportunities to do many different things. The school ...

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NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Gov. Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during a Monday press conference on pandemic ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The towering neoclassical Rutgers-Newark building on Washington Street will be renamed after the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rutgers Board of Governors decided Thursday.  The board unanimously voted in favor of renaming the iconic residence hall ...

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A new statewide poll found that New Jersey families want a better remote education experience for their children who have been forced to forego in-person learning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The poll, conducted by Global Strategy Group on behalf of JerseyCAN and the New Jersey ...

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TRENTON, NJ – More than half the public school districts and private schools that are working with the state on drafting their reopening plans will start the school year with a hybrid model of in-person and remote learning, officials said Wednesday. Gov. Phil Murphy said 434 school districts ...

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NEW JERSEY — A dozen bills, part of a package introduced by Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz on Monday, would help create a more diverse roster of educators across New Jersey and tackle the state's ongoing issue with teacher shortages. “During last year’s teacher diversity hearing we heard ...

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Schools must certify to the DOE that they are able to meet health and safety standards "We know the first day of school is not going to be like any other." -- Gov. Phil Murphy TRENTON -- At his COVID press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would sign an Executive Order ...

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New guidelines on mandatory face masks, with 10 exceptions This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Title: “School Reopening ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Education was a main focus of Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Friday afternoon. Earlier, he announced that parents who want their children to do online learning only would not be required to send their kids to school. “This is not going to be a normal ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy moved Thursday to put a computer in every student’s hands and internet connectivity in their homes. The initiative to bridge the so-called digital divide in New Jersey will cost $115 million and will be paid for mostly with federal grants. The rest will come from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name. The subject was raised to new university president ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It took Jonathan Holloway less than a week in his position as Rutgers president to make his first major move, announcing at a news conference that the university will be employing remote instruction for the vast majority of its students in the fall. Students pursuing ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet provided guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall during the governor's daily COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, June 25.  "Today, we're releasing guidance regarding the ...

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