Schools

Assembly Panel Clears Controversial Private School Scholarship Bill

TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.

Record-Breaking Nursing School Graduating Class Reflects Region’s Diversity

ELIZABETH — With 89 members, the January 2011 graduating class of the Trinitas School of Nursing set a record as the largest in the school’s 120-year history at the convocation exercises held recently at Union County College.

Graduate Fellowship Program Accepting Applicants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, is seeking applicants for its 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship Program.