Local students perform mini concert tour in Asbury Park, NYC and Philly

November 22, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​New Brunswick musicians - an orchestra of middle and high school students​ -​ ​got an experience of a lifetime, ​tour​ing​ with violinist Lindsey Stirling for three of her performances these past couple weeks.

The​ eight-piece orchestra performed with Stirling at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park on November 9, the Beacon Theatre in New York City on ...

New Brunswick schools recognized for implementing 21st-century, technology-based education

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick Public School District was recognized and certified as a “future-ready school” by the state education department, for the district’s implementation of effective digital learning policies and practices into its curriculum.

New Brunswick was one of 63 recipients of this certification, which marked the first wave of N​ew Jersey schools ...

NB superintendent receives 5 year term extension, $20K raise

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The superintendent of schools will serve another five years at the helm of the city’s public schools and receive a nearly $20,000 pay raise, according to a school board resolution.

Under the measure, Dr. Aubrey Johnson will be the New Brunswick Public School District’s Superintendent until June 30, 2022 and earn a $196,000 annual salary.

His renewal ...

A Night to Celebrate Success on the PARCC Test

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Board of Education meeting on October 17 celebrated the success of city students who have done well on the PARCC standardized testing.

About 450 students and their families packed the auditorium at New Brunswick High School to celebrate achievement, as the school district works to continually improve the overall performance on the annual testing. Each child, in ...

School bus driver charged with leaving special needs boy on bus for 4 hours

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick school bus driver is being held in jail over charges of child endangerment after allegedly leaving a 9-year-old boy with autism on a school bus for four hours, authorities announced on October 13.

The suspect, 60-year-old New Brunswick resident Hardy Sannoh, is accused of abandoning the child on the school bus on October 12, according to a joint ...

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Four Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of AAAS

November 22, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Four Rutgers University professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance human knowledge.

The honorees, representing Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health ...