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A new charter school in Atlantic City - approved by the state Department of Education in 2011 but never opened - is now poised to take over the site of the Oceanside Charter School, which will close in June.
They wear white coats and scrubs, just like other staff members at Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.
When Miss America 2014 is crowned in Atlantic City on Sept. 15, she will not be serenaded by the iconic song that has been part of almost every pageant since 1955.
Nine-year-old Timothy Fennen, of Somers Point, has multiple challenges that include Down Syndrome and diabetes.
The huge warehouse on Delilah Road has plenty of space for construction materials, appliances and furniture. Members of the Atlantic County Hurricane Sandy Long-Term Recovery group are hoping they can fill it.
Brian Ruga, 9, likes to write in cursive.
When the state Department of Education rolls out new state tests in 2014-15, it won’t be just students who must be prepared.
Marty Wilson Jr. packed a lot of giving into a relatively short life. His extended family has continued his work through a foundation that supports arts and music education in Atlantic County.
Any other year, by mid-April, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties in Margate would have lined up at least three houses for its annual August house tour, and would have good leads for another three or four.
Plans to expand public preschool in New Jersey have stalled since the recession and remain limited to the most economically struggling school districts.
“How long does it take to read a text?” Robert Clarke asked students in Joe Seaman’s AP Physics Class at Oakcrest High School.
Rebecca Turygan first got involved with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey when a friend who worked there, Amanda McGowan, asked her to be part of the Celebrity Date Auction.
Richard Stockton College student Shannon O’Mara knows first-hand the impact of Hurricane Sandy on area marinas. Her father’s business, Capt. Mike’s in Tuckerton, sustained major damage during the storm.
When Catherine Jaggard took over as director of the Jersey Shore Science Fair 14 years ago she only had three months to prepare and it was, she admits, a bit of a mess.
Gloria Jacoby walks on the beach in her hometown of Brigantine every morning. But that's the only beach time she gets.
Getting up early on a Saturday morning to pick up trash doesn't sound like a great way to spend a weekend.
For the first time in seven years, the Somers Point School District will hold a science fair.
New Jersey could get as much as $490 million in federal financial aid for college students if the federal government would revise how it distributes some of its higher education funding, according to a report issued Thursday by The Education Trust.
The state Assembly on Thursday voted 47-30 to reject proposed changes to the state school funding formula, sending them back to the state Education Commissioner for revisions.
Victoria Barr, of Winslow Township, has been making candles at the Atlantic County ARC in Egg Harbor Township since 2003.
Area Catholic Schools are looking to the past to pave the way for a more secure future.
Twice a week Ingrid Gowdy drives her son Robert, 8, from their home in Vineland to Northfield, hoping that a special reading center there can teach him to read.
Seven years after beginning her crusade to raise awareness of dyslexia and other reading disabilities, Beth Ravelli of Ocean City is once again ready to fight for laws to help all children learn to read and write.
New Jersey was awarded an overall grade of “D” in a new education State Policy Report Card released Monday by the advocacy group StudentsFirst, which gave no state an “A” and failed 11 states.
Monday was a typical day for South Jersey students, but behind the scenes local school officials, staff and police monitored security plans and student behavior in response to Friday's shooting in a Newtown Connecticut school.
VINELAND — The large domed facility proposed for the new Magic Sports Complex will be smaller than originally designed, the attorney representing the complex told the Vineland Zoning Board at a special meeting Thursday night.
When Cedar Creek High School opened in September 2010, its magnet programs in engineering and environmental science attracted some students from the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District’s other two schools.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Richard Stockton College’s Student Senate voted 14-10 Tuesday to request the college cancel its contract with Chick-fil-A, citing the franchise’s corporate donating practices it says conflict with the college’s value statement.
Liz Valentin and her children are staying with friends in Atlantic City right now, but she hopes to eventually get back to her own apartment, which was flooded by Hurricane Sandy.
The Federal Emergency Management Authority has opened a second Disaster Recovery Center at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing.
HAMMONTON - It started as a plan five friends had to collect and distribute Halloween candy to children who lost the holiday to Hurricane Sandy.
Michael Cagno can't imagine a community without arts, or the arts without the community.
Atlantic Cape Community College student Monica Tejeda, 38, of Atlantic City is currently doing her homework in the business center at the Days Inn in Egg Harbor Township.
State Department of Education officials have extended the notification deadline for parents interested in the Interdistrict Public School Choice program.
For the first time on Tuesday, voters will elect their local school board members in November rather than April.
New Jersey League of Municipalities officials have canceled their Nov. 13-15 conference at the Atlantic City Convention Center, giving another major economic blow to the city, but preserving the site as an evacuation shelter for residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
Almost all schools in Atlantic and Cape May counties are open today, but Southern Ocean County schools remain closed all week as they continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
Kristopher Irizarry-Hoeksema wanted to get home so badly Friday that he walked the last part of the trip.
To close, or not to close — that is the question facing school districts in the state after the New Jersey Education Association canceled its conference set for Wednesday and Thursday in Atlantic City.
The Altantic City Covention Center is being set up to accept evacuees from other shelters set up in Atlantic County schools.
Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority president Jeffrey Vasser said after the New Jersey Education Association on Thursday announced it would cancel its conference there next week it opened up the option of using the center for evacuees who could not yet return home.
He said the Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management and the Red Cross are coordinating the effort and he was told the center could begin receiving evacuees this afternoon. He said a few hundred cots have been set up in the exhibit hall, but as many as 1,000 people could be accommodated if necessary. Mobile shower units are also being brought in and arrangements are being made for meals.
“It’s a way to get residents back into the city and close to home, if not home yet,” Vasser said. “We are happy to help.”
A few hundred evacuees, most from the Atlantic City area, were originally taken to Red Cross shelters at the Pleasantville High School and Middle School and Buena Regional High School and Middle School. Many have been there since Sunday. Atlantic City High School also became a makeshift shelter for some 200 city residents.
But the schools have not been able to open while the evacuees are there, so alternative sites were sought.
Red Cross workers at the Atlantic County-run shelter Buena Regional High School in Buena Vista Township have been told to preare for busloads of people who did not leave Atlantic City area and are now being evacuated. They are expected to arrive around 3 to 4 p.m.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — Nakayah Fleming, of Atlantic City, was warm, dry and worried as she sat in the cafeteria of the Buena Regional Middle School Monday afternoon.
Red Cross and Atlantic County officials are saying there is plenty of space available at the county-run shelter at Buena Regional High School in Buena Vista Township.
Students at Middle Township Middle School spent three days and two nights this month learning firsthand about where they live during the annual Sixth Grade Experience at Belleplain State Forest.
When the Pleasantville school district wants to get information out to parents they turn to e-mail and the district’s web site, but officials also make use of global calling in English and Spanish and mailings sent to homes.
MAYS LANDING — The building may not be huge, but behind it are all the resources of the state’s flagship university, Rutgers’s new president Robert L Barchi said Friday at the dedication of the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center at Atlantic Cape Community College.
MARGATE — Teacher Jessica Cuevas doesn’t think of the garden in the Eugene A. Tighe School courtyard as just a place to grow produce.
Teachers in New Jersey will get an average raise of 2.4 percent for 2012-13, according to data compiled by the New Jersey School Boards Association.
EGG HARBOR CITY — The trial of a teacher’s aide charged with harassing two students at the Charles Spragg School was adjourned Wednesday after a lengthy discussion about the availability of videotape of the area where one of the alleged incidents occurred.
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