Education

May 5, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Christopher Carnovale Jr. will be attending Bucknell University as a Finance major at the Freeman College of Management. TAPinto Nutley congratulates Christoper and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the future!    Stay informed, sign up ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Jack Yoon, Bergen Catholic high school Class of 2021 will be headed to Bentley University this Fall.  TAPinto Nutley congratulates Jack and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the future!  Stay informed, sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Jordan Green will be attending Sacred Heart University where he will be majoring in Sports Journalism.  TAPinto Nutley congratulates Jordan and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the future!    Stay informed, sign up for our FREE daily ...

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SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A school year like no other has prompted South Orange-Maplewood parents to launch the community's first independent elementary school. The Village School of South Orange is accepting applications for students starting this fall in grades kindergarten through ...

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Victoria Alameda will be attending Immaculata University in the fall and majoring in Music Therapy. TAPinto Nutley congratulates Victoria and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the future!  Stay informed, sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Samantha Daly will be attending Penn State University Park and is majoring in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.  TAPinto Nutley congratulates Samantha and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the future!  Stay informed, sign up for our FREE ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Amanda Gibney will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.  She was accepted into the accelerated Occupational Therapy doctoral program. TAPinto Nutley congratulates Amanda and the entire Nutley High School Class of 2021 and wish you every success in the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Calling all Nutley Class of 2021 parents: Send us your Decision Day photos. We're publishing Decision Day photos for everyone in town to see. Send the photos, student's name, school, and any other information you'd like to share with the community to Nutley@TAPinto.net. We'll ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Following a groundswell of support for an elected Board of Education in Montclair, Mayor Sean Spiller broke his silence on Thursday. He stated that he is in support of whichever method the residents decide is best. Spiller said, "I have the utmost confidence in the judgement of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway announced that Antonio D. Tillis will assume the post of chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden on July 1. “Antonio Tillis is a brilliant scholar and gifted administrator whose commitment to the transformative power of higher education ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — When U.S. News & World Report, considered the “global authority in education rankings,” unveiled the 2021 Best High Schools ranking on Tuesday, Nutley High School was named No. 157 in New Jersey. New Jersey accounted for 424 high schools out of more than 17,800 high schools ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Junior year is often referred to as the hardest and most stressful year of high school. It is a  year that’s filled with preparing for the next step into the future, and for many that regards college. Juniors are on the constant grind to focus on the different steps they have to take ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Oral arguments in the most significant New Jersey charter school case in 20 years were heard in state Supreme Court on Monday, and a decision by the justices could change the landscape for charter schools for decades to come. At issue is whether the Commissioner of the Department ...

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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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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Parents raised concerns about the safety of ventilation technology in schools while Board of Education (BOE) members grappled with accusations of conflict of interest in the district in this week’s meeting. Three new members have been appointed to the Board of Ed by Mayor Sean ...

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NEWARK, NJ – For the fourth year in a row, the New Jersey Institute of Technology was ranked among the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a quality education at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review.   An honor held since 2018, NJIT ranked 39th as a Best Value College ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Sean Spiller, a former President-elect of the NJEA and current Mayor of Montclair, has responded to accusations made by an outgoing Montclair Board of Education member who accused Spiller of being motivated by “money, perks and power.” Sergio Gonzalez was appointed to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school. Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - In the wake of Mayor Sean Spiller's three new appointments to the Montclair Board of Education, calls for an elected Board become amplified. Outgoing BOE member Sergio Gonzalez echoed this sentiment during Monday night's BOE meeting, in a lengthy statement, in which he questions ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The time has come for Bloomfield Public Schools' students to step foot back into district classrooms for the first time in over 13 months as pre-kindergarten through 6th grade pupils transition to Hybrid Instruction beginning this Monday, April 19. “A year ago when we sent ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers Board of Governors today voted to award an honorary degree to award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey when she addresses graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers has opened a new building to better serve adults with autism spectrum disorder through vocational and recreational programs, making it possible to expand existing programs to address a growing need in New Jersey, which has the highest autism rates in the country. The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education formally accepted a check for $100,000 from the 'Melissa's Hope Scholarship Foundation' at the March 22, 2021 open public meeting.  The scholarship is named in honor of Nutley High School graduate Melissa Anne Centrella who lost her battle with dystonia ...

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CARLSBAD, CA - The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) named Nutley NJ one of the 2021 'Best Communities for Music Education.' Nutley is one of 686 school districts in the country to receive the honor.  According to NAMM, "the award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - As schools gear up for hybrid learning, members of the community urge administrators to turn a critical eye toward cultural insensitivity in the district.  The Superintendent’s Statement of Solidarity, released Friday, states, “the District and all of its staff stand in ...

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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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PRINCETON, NJ — For the first time, all eight out of eight editors-in-chief at Ivy League colleges are women. And 25 percent of those women are graduates of Columbia High School. The Daily Princetonian ran a feature about the milestone this past week. The two Columbia High graduates are Hadriana ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers officials announced today that the university’s application to be a point of dispensing of COVID-19 vaccines has been approved by the state. Once Rutgers’ supply allotment has been determined and supplied by the state, it will offer vaccines to Rutgers faculty, staff ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —Rutgers University Foundation’s governing board announced plans today to change its name to the Rutgers University Foundation Board of Directors, eliminating the term “overseers,” a change that comes amid growing nationwide consensus around the abandonment of language that ...

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