STATE — Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for New Jersey in science education indicate a 32-point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier grade four students and a 31 point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier eighth grade students.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Ruth Saint Louis, a resident of Rahway, has earned an Associate in Science in Nursing from Excelsior College.
RAHWAY — Third grader Sabreen El-Shaikh at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently became the Principal for the Day. Pictured above, El-Shaikh checks the Accelerated Reader Report.
RAHWAY — As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway took his advice, embarking on a writing journey that began on the National Day on Writing in October.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Springfield College has named Courtney Maulen of Clark to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term. Maulen is a fourth-year student whose major field of study is rehabilitation and disability studies.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee recently released legislation that would offer incentives for families to save for college.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools’ highest achieving eleventh and twelfth graders were rewarded with vouchers for two tickets to a New Jersey Devils’ home game.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Jenifer Llontop, a senior from Elizabeth majoring in accounting at Bryant University was named to the fall semester Dean’s List.
CLARK — Mrs. Peitz, a first grade teacher at Valley Road School in Clark, with the aid of Krista Kukan, co-chairwoman of the PTA-sponsored Reading Committee, held the school’s annual “Storytime” recently.
EDISON – Julia Linger, an eighth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison and a Cranford resident, was recently named to the Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Intermediate Region II Chorus for the second consecutive year.