EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Parents of future high school athletes were relieved to hear Tuesday that the school district would not eliminate several freshman sports program, up for debate as part of the 2018-19 budget.
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New Jersey voters may be voting in November to allow the state to take out a $1 billion bond to pay for school projects, including expansion to vocational schools and school security upgrades.
Changes to the School Funding Reform Act that would mean big increases for several Atlantic County school districts, but cuts almost across the board in Cumberland and Cape May counties, hang in the balance as the state government continues its budget debate.
The Middle Township School District reports that former Superintendent Theodore Johnson died Thursday.
Students at Stockton’s Atlantic City campus, as well as local residents, will have access to an on-campus AtlantiCare Urgent Care Center set to open in September, university and AtlantiCare officials announced Wednesday.
TRENTON — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday warned that a plan worked out with lawmakers to boost school aid hinges on a budget deal that has “sustainable” revenues, ratcheting up rhetoric just a day before fellow Democrats are set to vote on their own spending plan.
Tuesday’s meeting was Michelle CarneyRay-Yoder’s last as a member of the Egg Harbor Township school board.
As budget tensions grow in Trenton, the state Senate is moving forward with legislation to rework the state’s school funding formula that has left some local districts underfunded by millions of dollars since it was enacted in 2008.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A fifth-grader who survived a school bus crash that killed a schoolmate and a teacher in New Jersey last month is urging state lawmakers to require seat belts with shoulder straps on buses.
PLEASANTVILLE — It’s the end of the school year at the Leeds Avenue School, and a first-grade student has chosen popcorn chicken, green beans and milk for lunch. Although her tray is full, she says she is still hungry.
BRICK, N.J. — A New Jersey teenager is a finalist for a $10,000 scholarship because of a prom tuxedo he constructed entirely from duct tape.
TOMS RIVER — Can Toms River's most notorious Superfund site become an open-air classroom to teach students about the environment?
VINELAND — As Cumberland County’s 2-year-old vocational school continues to fill its halls, it’s already preparing for the future with plans for a $23 million addition for its medical program, school officials said.
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More sites are serving summer meals and more children in New Jersey are taking advantage of them, according to the latest national report released Wednesday.
A South Jersey-based nonprofit organization rooted in preventing teen suicide and stigma surrounding mental health issues will hold a conference early next month for anyone who works with children.
TRENTON — Four local schools were among 11 districts statewide recognized for outstanding second-language programs.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — As Stockton University prepares for its island campus to open in September, it will kick off its summer lecture series with an Atlantic City focus.
When Greater Egg Harbor Regional school officials began planning their budget for next year, there was one expense they couldn’t discount: $4.5 million in tuition and busing for the county vocational school.
TRENTON — Acting Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet was among six of Gov. Phil Murphy’s cabinet members confirmed Thursday by the state Senate.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The school bus driver cited in a crash that sent 13 students to the hospital Wednesday is a 33-year employee of the district, state records show.
Carlos Montanez never finished high school because of family obligations, but the 58-year-old Atlantic City resident is now preparing to get his diploma.
Atlantic City would benefit greatly from a new school funding plan introduced last week by state Senate President Steve Sweeney, but the plan drastically reduces aid to many urban, rural and shore towns in South Jersey.
Legislation sponsored by state assemblymen from South Jersey requiring schools to maintain a supply of an opioid antidote was advanced unanimously Thursday by the full Assembly. The bill now goes to the Senate for further consideration.
The South Jersey Federal Credit Union (SJFCU) has awarded local high school students with scholarships.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Both drivers and 13 students were taken to hospitals Wednesday afternoon after a school bus collided with a vehicle on the Black Horse Pike, police said.