Education

May 4, 2021

MADISON, NJ - Madison High School has announced the 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian is Anne Bolt and Adam Sher. Bolt, this year's Valedictorian, will be attending the University of Pennsylvania, studying biochemistry or biophysics and Italian on the pre-med track.  A favorite MHS memory ...

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MADISON NJ – The 200 Club of Morris County announced that it will award fifteen $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are family members of first responders or training to become first responders. Matthew Mauro, a senior at Madison High School, is one of the recipients. The nonprofit ...

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Madison, NJ – The Madison Education Foundation is hosting their 1st Annual Health & Wellness Fair. The event will take place on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Dodge Field in Madison. The event will mark the start of the 2021 Virtual Madison 5K Run/Walk and will feature ...

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MADISON, NJ  - Madison High School, with an overall score of 95.36/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No. 38 in this year's standings. The ranking released Tuesday puts Madison High School at No.828 in the national standings and No. 38 in New ...

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MADISON, NJ – Drew University was ranked among the nation's best colleges for students seeking a quality education at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review.  Although the university, didn't crack the top 50, Drew was ranked in the top 200. In order to make the list, institutions ...

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NEW JERSEY — In the year of coronavirus, school district superintendent salaries increased 2.9% statewide to a median cost of $174,689, up from $169,689 the year before, recently released state Education Department data show. Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz makes $174,689 in 2020-21, ...

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Schools get details of plan to postpone standardized tests and word on what to expect in the new school year.  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, ...

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Students will still face a version of the mandatory exam in the fall. But questions on the details linger. Special to TAPinto.net. 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.

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MADISON, NJ - Area Rotary Clubs are now "stigma free" as of March 24, 2021, announced Rotary District 7475. Rotary District 7475 includes rotaries in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren Counties. The goal of the designations is to "eliminate stigma ...

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Music, art, theater all have ‘critical impact on our kids,’ educators say as they look to work within COVID-19 guidance. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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MADISON, NJ - Drew University has announced plans for an in-person fall 2021 semester. Although the university welcomed students back for a modified semester this spring, with health and safety protocols in place, Drew University President Tom Schwaz is "hopeful and actively planning for a return ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Dept. of Health (NJDOH) has released updated COVID-19 K-12 operational guidance for local health departments (LHDs). The updated guidance, which reflects recent changes to K-12 recommendations from the CDC, is aligned with the goal of opening schools for in-person ...

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MADISON, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University has announced plans to welcome students back for "mostly in-person" classes for the Fall of 2021.  In an update, Fairleigh Dickinson University President Christopher Capuano stated that "all signs indicate that the growing distribution of vaccines ...

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CLEAR LAKE REGION - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new relaxed guidelines for schools to navigate reopening in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic. As of March 19, the CDC recommends students maintain 3 feet of social distance in classrooms—a decrease from ...

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MADISON, NJ - More than 100 participants, sponsors, and volunteers came together participated in the first-ever Madison Education Foundation (MEF) Pickleball Tournament. The tournament took place on on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The fundraising event raised more than $4,000 for the MEF, whose ...

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Sweeney bill, with support of powerful players, wins quick endorsement from Senate Education Committee. Special to TAPinto. 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 ...

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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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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison High School has announced that beginning March 8, the school will remove virtual Wednesdays from the schedule. The two cohorts will alternate which groups are in school for three days a week, announced school officials. "We are excited to offer this opportunity and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy will announce expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine today. Starting March 15, 2021, the following essential workers will be eligible: Pre-K to 12 educators and support staff Child care workers Transportation workers Additional public safety ...

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MADISON, NJ - On Feb. 3, volunteers from the Madison Chatham Coalition (MCC), Madison Alliance Addressing Substance Abuse (MAASA) and Madison teens participated in a pre-Super Bowl Sticker Shock Campaign, a campaign designed to remind adults to “keep it legal” by deterring them from purchasing ...

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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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MADISON, NJ - All Madison public schools will be all virtual on Monday, February 22  in the anticipation of hazardous travel conditions this afternoon announced school officials. All students will follow their normal schedules while attending virtually, they said.   Read more: Over $130M ...

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Officials Also Unveil $1.2 Billion Plan to Address Educational, Mental Health Needs of Students TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey education officials are asking the federal government to waive standardize testing for this school year, maintaining that it is more important to focus on instructional time ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Schools will remain all-virtual for Friday, February 19, announced school officials.  Student will follow their normal schedules.   Read more: Over $130M Dedicated to Clean Transportation in NJ's Fight Against Climate Change Read more:  The Madison YMCA is ...

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MADISON, NJ - All Madison public schools will be all virtual on Thursday, February 18 in the anticipation of hazardous travel conditions, announced school officials. All students will follow their normal schedules while attending virtually, they said.   Read more: Over $130M Dedicated to ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison High School will operate virtually for all students not included in the five-day cohort on Wednesday, February 17, announced school officials. The move to remote is due to severe cold temperatures, they said. Five day cohort students will attend in person. All other Madison ...

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Special to TAPintoSPF. 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. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - In an hour a week, you can change someone’s life by becoming a literacy volunteer. Literacy Volunteers of Morris County helps adults in our community improve their lives by improving their ability to read, write and speak English fluently. LVMC provides volunteer tutors with ...

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MADISON, NJ - Due to the severe cold temperatures, Madison High School will operate remotely on Friday, February 12th, for all students that are not included in the five-day cohort, announced school officials. Five-day cohort students will attend in person at MHS and will be located in spaces ...

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