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Ten East Brunswick Students Qualify as National Merit Scholar Semi-finalists

September 15, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Ten East Brunswick High School students have qualified as semi-finalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholar Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship ...

$115M Rutgers Chemistry Building Formally Opens

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences.

The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the Busch Campus in Piscataway includes classroom space, and combines programs that previously were ...

"Maker Space" Part of EB Tech Modernization

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students have returned to classes on the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools to find innovative new programs and facilities.

The district, the oldest county vocational school district in the nation, offers more than 40 career majors ranging from agriscience to welding, as well as specialized academies for math, science and ...

One-To-One Tech Training Sessions for East Brunswick Residents

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Starting again in September, the EBTECS club (East Brunswick High School Technology Education Community Service) will continue to provide free one-to-one technology training sessions for residents in East Brunswick.

As a community service club, EBTECS strives to “give back to the community by helping adults grasp the concepts of computing in today's world of ...

Customized Equipment Developed For ALC Students

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  With  the 2018-19 school year get underway, more students at the Academy Learning Center (ALC) can participate in an ongoing Philly Pretzel Factory work assignment as a result of a customized stapler developed by the Commando Technology Group.

The relationship was established during a stop at the Hazlet Philly Pretzel Factory by ALC Speech and Language ...

EBEA Hosts Board of Education Candidates Q&A

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Tuesday, October 9, the East Brunswick Education Association PRIDE Committee will host a Meet The East Brunswick Board of Education Candidates a "Question and Answer" session of the candidates running for a seat on East Brunswick’s Board of Education. 

The event will be held at the newly-named Elliot Taubenslag Theater at the East Brunswick ...

RU Police Alert: The Students are Coming!

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University students are expected to flood back into the city this week, and university police are warning people to brace for traffic.

The university's student move-in is scheduled for this Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

As a result, there will many traffic detours.

For the College Avenue campus, Seminary Place will be ...

Adult Cosmetology Classes Begin in September in East Brunswick and Piscataway

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Adults interested in careers in cosmetology still have time to register for the fall sessions on the East Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

Classes, which begin Sept. 6, are held Monday to Friday on each campus: noon to 6:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 10 p.m. in East Brunswick; 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Piscataway. Students ...

Middlesex County College Starts Year with Interim President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County College will start the upcoming academic year with an interim president, following the retirement last June of then President Joann La Perla-Morales.

The college board of trustees appointed Dr. Mark McCormick, college's vice-president of Academic and Student Affairs, lead the school.

Board members said they will also conduct a national search for a ...

Increased School Funding: The Good News and the Not-So-Good News

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of Governor Murphy's new school funding revision, the East Brunswick Public Schools will receive more than a half-million dollars.  However, the bulk of the cash will not go to the students in the township's public schools.

According to Superintendent Victor Valeski, "The $562,987.00 increase in state aid was reflected in our FY2019 tentative ...

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NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

September 17, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The ...