Education

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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EDISON, NJ – Thirty-six Edison high school seniors joined approximately 16,000 students in being named as a National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) Semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These students will now have an opportunity to vie for one of approximately ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan. The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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East Brunswick, NJ –  Students attending  Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools can expect a number of new and renovated facilities according to the district. Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools enroll approximately 2,000 high school students and over 7,000 adults ...

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New Brunswick, NJ –  Saint Peter’s University Hospital will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, October 10, at 6:45 p.m. at the hospital, located at 254 Easton Ave. in New Brunswick.  The hospital will welcome students ages 14 to 20 interested in healthcare, IT, engineering, nursing and ...

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Edison, NJ - A group of teachers at John P. Stevens High School in Edison, New Jersey, have received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2018 Voya Unsung Heroes awards competition.  According to a release issued by Voya, Heather Guas, Patricia D'Alessio, Lisa Dato, Anthony DiPalo, Julie Jirout, ...

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Edison, NJ - Two sets of recently issued  rankings paint very different pictures of the Edison School District.  The Edison School District was ranked #23 of 243 on Niche’s “Best School Districts in New Jersey” list, and #302 of 10,758 on Niche’s “Best School District in America” list.   However, a ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison School District has announced that Edison Public Schools will have an early dismissal today, September 6, 2018. All after school activities have also been canceled. The early dismissal is based on the predicted excessive heat advisory.   Please see school hours ...

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Edison, NJ - Below, you will find a list of school supplies listed for Benjamin Franklin Elementary School.  Edison schools open on September 4, 2018.  Please note that parents should check with their school to see if any modifications have been made to this list.  Benjamin Franklin Elementary ...

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Trenton, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. designating a computer science education endorsement on teaching certificates has been signed into law by Governor Murphy. The law directs the State Board of Education to authorize a computer science education endorsement to the ...

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Edison, NJ - Below, you will find a list of school supplies listed for John Marshall and James Monroe  elementary schools. Edison schools open on September 4, 2018.  Please note that parents should check with their school to see if any modifications have been made to this list.  JOHN MARSHALL ...

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Edison, NJ - Below, you will find a list of school supplies listed for Lindeneau and Lincoln  elementary schools. Edison schools open on September 4, 2018.  Please note that parents should check with their school to see if any modifications have been made to this list.  Lindeneau Elementary ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students. Such a lawsuit drives directly to New ...

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Edison, NJ - Below, you will find a list of school supplies listed for Menlo Park and Martin Luther King School  elementary schools. Edison schools open on September 4, 2018.  Please note that parents should check with their school to see if any modifications have been made to this list.  Menlo ...

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Edison, NJ - Below, you will find a list of school supplies listed for Washington and Woodbrook elementary schools. Edison schools open on September 4, 2018.  Please note that parents should check with their school to see if any modifications have been made to this list.  Washington Elementary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Holy Savior Academy’s annual Welcome Back/Open House event will be held on Wednesday August 29th from 6p-8p.   This night provides the opportunity to meet with friends and faculty before the school year begins.  Parents and students are encouraged to bring in their school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University will open new buildings and roll out a new digital information center for students returning to classes for the academic year. Instead of offering students a "one-stop" place to get all their information, this year Rutgers is a "one-click" site for students to ...

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Edison, NJ - The Wingman Program, established by Ian Hockley and the Dylan’s Wings of Change Foundation, created in memory of Hockley’s son, Dylan, will be implemented in eight Edison elementary schools and one middle school. The program will take place once a month, during one school period, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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According to the Edison Board of Education website, official student schedules will be available in the Genesis Parent Portal on August 23rd at 4:00 pm. The Genesis Parent/Student Portal is a system utilized by the Edison school district for parents to view a child’s school record for the current ...

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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 ...

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Paul Saxton, the new interim Superintendent for the Edison School District, recently spoke with TAPinto Edison regarding his plans for his time as Superintendent. “I’m excited and honored to serve Edison and sustain the level of excellence Edison has achieved” said Mr. Saxton.  He discussed four ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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TRENTON, NJ  –Legislators from the 18th Legislative District  announced how updating New Jersey’s school funding formula will result in the legislative district receiving an increase of more than $6.6 million for the district’s public schools. In a joint news release, the three legislators ...

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EDISON, NJ — Seven people are running for three seats on the Edison Board of Education this November according to the Middlesex County Clerk’s office: Ralph Errico* Harish Verma Yunxia “Yuna” Chen Shivi Prasad-Madhukar* Elizabeth Conway Paul Distefano* Anthony Deamorin * ...

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EDISON, NJ - Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison finished the 2017-18 academic year with a solid performance in the classroom. Nearly one-third of the Upper School earned Honor Roll with Distinction status, as 70 students achieved at least a 93 average. Another 84 ...

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