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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.
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.
Who can help teens suffering from mental health issues and contemplating suicide?
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.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — After five years of effort, Buena Regional High School finally won a driving simulator for its driver’s education program, the district announced.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Another student is facing weapons charges after a loaded gun was brought into to a New Jersey elementary school.
Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson is calling for the state Legislature to consider free college for children and spouses of fallen military members.
Terra Hiltner had just moved back to Margate from Baltimore and taken a job as a librarian at Oakcrest High School when she began looking for a local book bank.
PLEASANTVILLE — After alleging her termination was the result of retaliation, a former school employee received an $185,000 settlement from the district in November.