Education Top Stories

January 11, 2019

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Central High School’s former Athletic Director has filed a five-count lawsuit against the school district in federal District Court. In the suit, Michael Raymond claims the school board either turned his job into a political patronage position, or retaliated against ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Do you know someone who has made a difference in public education in Hunterdon? If so, the Hunterdon County Education Association wants to hear from you. The group is seeking nominations for its sixth annual Friends of Education Award. The nominee can be an active or retired ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – “Flush the Negativity” is a program sponsored by Safe Harbor Child Access Centers here, a non-profit organization run by community volunteers to provide a safe space for those in need or have experienced trauma. Teens piloted the program on Dec. 27 at High Bridge Middle ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Be careful what you wish for. That may be the lesson learned here at the K-4 Barley Sheaf School, where Principal Karen Gabruk and Vice Principal Amy Switkes agreed to a promise, and then were compelled to “stick” to it. More correctly, the promise stuck to them. The ...

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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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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Robert P. Wise of Clinton Township has been re-elected chair of the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees. The Chair was re-elected to a one-year term during the Board’s reorganization meeting, held Dec. 4. Caren Bateman of Readington was chosen to continue serving ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Two teachers in the Flemington-Raritan School district were recently honored at a veterans assembly. Reading-Fleming Intermediate School holds the annual assembly to honor the service, sacrifice, and experiences of military veterans. Misti Meyer, a Language Arts teacher at ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The state Council for the Social Studies has honored Auten Road Intermediate School social studies teacher Patricia Sellar as the NJCSS Elementary Teacher of the Year. Teachers around the state may be nominated to the Board of NJCSS. The Board then reviews the nominations for ...

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TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing. Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death ...

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