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State Releases School Report Cards For 2010-11 School Year

TRENTON – The Department of Education today released Report Cards for each public school in the state for the 2010-11 school year. Based in part on these results, the Department of Education has already begun interventions in Priority Schools – the lowest-performing five percent of schools in the state over the past three years – with full support to begin in September through the state’s new Regional Achievement Centers.

Elizabeth School Board President Indicted For Allegedly Filing False Applications For Free Lunch Program

TRENTON – The president of the Elizabeth School Board has been indicted for allegedly stealing from the Elizabeth School District’s free lunch program by filing false applications for her children, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The federally funded program offers free and reduced-price lunches for students who otherwise might not be able to afford them.

Tickets To 2012 NBA Draft On Sale Today

NEWARK – NBA fans will have the opportunity to welcome the next generation of stars as tickets for the 2012 NBA Draft go on sale today. The 2012 NBA Draft will again be held at Prudential Center in Newark on June 28. Tickets are priced at $15, $20 and $30 and will be available at or the Prudential Center Box Office.

Movie Review “Men In Black III” Is Dressed To Impress

Well, this is a nice surprise. Traditionalists should be happy to know that director Barry Sonnenfeld’s “Men in Black III,” for all its cutting-edge psychedelia, avoids most of the pitfalls that usually plague sequels, especially summer films, with a rather old technique. It’s called writing. Using its power, screenwriter Ethan Cohen saves the world, in a way.