While nearly 3,000 high schools and colleges across the nation participated Friday in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence, students in South Jersey mostly stayed indoors.
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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — If it weren’t for the help of Stockton University scholarships, Tairah Brown wouldn’t be quite as busy.
For the third month in a row, students across the country and locally are expected to leave their classrooms Friday in a gun-control protest and memorial to the victims of school shootings.
PLEASANTVILLE — Stephen Townsend will remain the district’s athletic director for the remainder of the year after public outcry regarding his possible transfer out of the position this week.
Glassboro native and rookie Eagles running back Corey Clement was named this week as the speaker for Rowan University’s 93rd commencement ceremony next month.
PLEASANTVILLE — Citing a “strong” difference of opinion, school board members and the administration are again challenging the authority of the district’s state-appointed fiscal monitor.
BRIDGETON — Could a merger with Gloucester County help save Cumberland County College? The Cumberland County Board of Freeholders hopes so.
MARGATE — Parents and caregivers of children of all ages are invited to a presentation addressing the state’s opioid crisis.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A school bus driver for the township school district was arrested after inappropriately touching a student on a bus he was driving, police said Friday afternoon.
ATLANTIC CITY — Fifth-grade students will be able to experience the contributions of veterans and soldiers during a class trip to Washington, D.C., next month thanks to a donation from VFW Post 215.
Schools and organizations across the region participated this week in the national Bubbles for Autism awareness event.
Four bills designed to expand access to school meals were passed Thursday by the full Assembly and now head back to the Senate for final approval before moving to the governor’s desk.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — In a move to save money and fill a longstanding vacancy, the Pinelands Regional School District is hoping the state will approve a shared superintendent.
New Jersey schools are now required to review the employment history of prospective employees in an effort to keep child predators away from students under a new law signed this week.
Several education bills addressing issues including workforce development, financial aid and school meal program access will be up for a vote Thursday in the state Legislature.
MAYS LANDING — Matthew Williams decided to start his education at community college because it was affordable.
More eligible students in New Jersey are participating in summer meal programs than ever before, but there is room for improvement, according to a new report from Advocates for Children of New Jersey.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Stockton University trustees approved the sale of the century-old Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club during a special meeting Monday as it plans to transfer its hospitality program to Atlantic City.
ASBURY PARK — Hoping to broaden an already heated public discussion on gun violence, Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed an executive order that will make more crime data available to residents beginning in May.
VINELAND — Tuition rates will increase at Cumberland County College next year to cover the increasing costs of instruction, part of a local trend.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — The Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club could have a new owner soon, as the university will consider selling the property at a Monday meeting.
Stockton University’s nursing program ranked among the top programs in the state in a new report by a nurse-led organization that looks at the profession nationwide.
WEST WINDSOR — Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday said he wants $50 million of his proposed budget to go toward making community college tuition-free for some families.
MAYS LANDING — More than $200,000 was raised for students during the 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala last week at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.
TRENTON — Responding to the ongoing opioid epidemic sweeping the state, the New Jersey School Boards Association is offering training for local school board members next week.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Patrick Kennedy stood behind the podium at the front of a classroom, facing about 30 college students who leaned forward in their seats when their professor introduced him.