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New Brunswick paraprofessional, coach charged with sexually assaulting teen at school

March 20, 2019

A New Brunswick middle school paraprofessional and assistant basketball coach is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female student on school property, authorities announced.

Eugene Colbert, 31, of South River, a paraprofessional in the New Brunswick school system, as well as a member of the coaching staff allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with the ...

$223.5 Million Proposed School Carries Nearly $95 Average Tax Hike

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city school board has proposed a $223.5 million budget for the next school year that would be $9.5 million more than the current budget and would add an estimated $94.98 to the property tax bill for the average homeowner.

Under the proposal introduced at the board meeting last week, local taxes would account for $31.7 million of all revenue for the budget to fund ...

New Program Keeps Special Needs Students in New Brunswick Schools

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It began with a simple request more than three years ago. New Brunswick school officials had several special needs students and wanted to give them classes in city schools instead of having them transported out of city each day to programs in another town.

"Once the child is placed out of the district, it's hard to get them back," said Gary Molenaar, assistant ...

Social Media Symposium III: Grow Your Awareness of the Cyber World

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Do you need support managing social media in your home? Is your child attached to his/her device? Are you fully aware of what’s going on in the cyber world? Would you like some guidance on setting controls on technology devices?

Parents and Students (Gr 4 & Up) ~ Join the South Brunswick Parent Academy for a day of learning at the: Social Media Symposium ...

Hammarskjold and Churchill Students Shine at Science Olympiad

MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE - Students from East Brunswick were among others from 27 middle schools and 27 high schools all over New Jersey who participated in the 27thAnnual State Finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad held at Middlesex County College March 12.

The competition is designed to encourage students’ interest in science and technology. They took tests, fired bottle ...

Online Cameras Peer Into Nests of New Jersey Predators

A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.

The predators have achieved "rock star" status in classrooms and homes across ...

Write Computer Coding, Build a Robot or Create Buttons at Library's Maker Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Youths and other residents will have the chance to navigate inside an old computer, create a moving robot, write video game coding or make their own button with sewing at the New Brunswick Free Public Library's New Jersey Makers Day on March 23.

This year, the fifth consecutive year for the program, directors are focusing on STEAM, or Science, Technology, Art and Math, ...

City School Chief Responds to State Assessment, Points to Academic Improvements

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Responding to the latest state rating of New Brunswick schools, city schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson today pointed to achievements of students on recent standardized tests that have shown higher scores in two core areas.

"Across grades, our school district’s test scores have improved during the past several years, as measured by state assessments both ...

New Brunswick Schools Graded In Newly Released State Report

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The state Department of Education has released assessment scores for every school across the state, including New Brunswick.

This is the second year in a row the state has scored schools on a scale of 0-100. The goal is to give parents details and a snapshot of each school in the district.

Among the factors considered in reaching the scores are graduation rates, chronic ...

East Brunswick Summer Early Learning Programs Open for Registration

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District Community Programs Department is offering summer Kindergarten Readiness Academy and Summer Early Learning Academy programs to all East Brunswick residents, as well as residents of surrounding communities.

The Kindergarten Readiness Academy is designed to provide students entering kindergarten with continued quality programming ...

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Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

March 20, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting http://cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...