Education

September 20, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences. The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the Busch ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Livingston is currently seeking a reporter to regularly cover Livingston Board of Education meetings, held twice a month on Monday nights in the Administration Building located at 11 Foxcroft Drive (across from Heritage Middle ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield College announced the latest lineup for its Leadership Development Lecture Series. The series began at the College in the spring of 2018 after Matthew Frankel partnered with Student Affairs to create a new Leadership Development Lecture Series. Frankel, who acts as ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Students and staff are transitioning well to the new high school drop schedule, Superintendent David Miceli said at the Thursday, Sep. 13 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The purpose of the drop schedule is to give students more opportunities within the school, including ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School is hosting a car wash today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on New St. Come out and have your car washed for $5, trucks are $7. 

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NUTLEY NJ - On a ranking list recently published by NJ Monthly Magazine of 305 high schools in New Jersey, Nutley High School came at number 146. This is a move of 20 place up from 166 in 2016. The criteria was measured based on three categories: School Environment, Student Performance and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Commissioner of Education on Wednesday withdrew a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before the State Board of Education members were set to vote on the plan. The decision by Education Commissioner ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In a dynamic community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor. The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC.

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The 2018 - 2019 Nutley Public Schools year is in full swing. At Nutley High School, students are getting ready for homecoming, college admissions and elections.  Mark your calendars for these events taking place in the coming weeks: Freshman Class Elections – Mon, 9/24 PTO ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Office of Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin confirmed the ballot positions for the six candidates running for the three season on the Nutley Board of Education.  The ballot positions for the November 6 election are: 1, Kenneth J, Reilly 2. Theresa Teri Quirk 3.

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NUTLEY NJ - On a ranking list recently published by NJ Monthly Magazine of 305 high schools in New Jersey, Nutley High School came at number 146. This is a move of 20 place up from 166 in 2016. The criteria was measured based on three categories: School Environment, Student Performance and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In 1915, Paul Leon Robeson enrolled at Rutgers University, the third African-American to enter the school. Four years later he graduated valedictorian and a celebrated college athlete and singer. He went on to become an world renown performer and commentator on social ...

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NUTLEY, NJ– The coolest looking learning center you’ll ever come across, Mathnasium, celebrated its Grand Opening with an Open House last night at its newest franchise location, 231 Franklin Avenue in Nutley directly across from the Philly Pretzel Factory. Mathnasium, a modern facility known for ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Ari Santiago, 3, is all smiles on her first day of Pre-K at Art and Alphabet Academy in Nutley.  Aria is the first first day photo received for the 2018 academic year.  TAPinto Nutley welcomes your first day of school photos. Just tell us who is in the photo (first name only is ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The period of public comments at the August 2018 Board of Education (BOE) opened the door for the board to address many of the rumors about the township and district being shared across social media platforms.  Public comments opened with Rory Moore reporting to the BOE that was ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Nutley Public Library is reminding everyone that this month is an incredible time to get one. As this year's Honorary Chairs, the Incredibles will use their superpowers to remind families, students and people of all ages that ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - School is opening on Wednesday in Nutley, don’t miss a chance to share your ‘First Day of School’ photos with TAPinto Nutley readers this year.   Send your favorite pictures of Nutley students, teachers, principals, staff or schools to Nutley@TAPinto.net. Tell us who is in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ— A request for a two-week extension has been awarded to the state of New Jersey to answer a lawsuit seeking to integrate New Jersey's schools, indicating that a settlement could be possible. A new deadline of Sept. 14 has been set. In a letter sent to Mercer County Superior Court ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Registration is now open for Jumpstart's 'Read for the Record®' to celebrate the power of reading at the Nutley Public Library on October 25, 2018. This year’s book selection is Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and‎ Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López. The ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students. Such a lawsuit drives directly to New ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation that requires schools to maintain a supply of an opioid antidote and to permit the school nurse to administer the antidote to counteract an overdose was signed into law Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy. State Sen. Christoper "Kip" Bateman, R-Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The efforts of supporters of the Nutley Educational Foundation, members of the business community, and students came together Tuesday night as they gathered to fill backpacks as a part of the NEF 'We've Got Your Back' effort. The second annual school supply drive helps families in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ– The Bloomfield Cruisers joined the celebrations when Universal Technical Institute formally unveiled their latest campus during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this week at their new Broad Street, Bloomfield location. A week after the inaugural class of students began their first ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - When rising Yantacaw fourth graders Lily and Olivia heard about the the flooding their friends experienced during the Aug. 11 flash floods, the enterprising women decided to turn lemons into lemonade, literally.  Olivia was at the Jersey Shore when powerful rainstorms fell on ...

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Originally reported in TAPinto Nutley May 2018.  NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education passed the $70 million 2018-2019 Budget with only two members of the public in the audience and no public comment related to the budget. Those attending the meeting were primarily people affiliated with ...

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