STATE – Through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and the IZOD Center, elementary school students have the opportunity to develop and execute a mission of goodwill with the Harlem Globetrotters, as the original “Ambassadors of Goodwill” prepare for two games at the IZOD Center on February 19 and 21.
CLARK — Sgt. Major Ed Neas presents a Certificate of Appreciation from the Marine Corps League to Clark Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops on behalf of his service in the interests of military wounded service personnel.
CLARK – As part of the Red Ribbon Week activities last fall, Prevention Links, in conjunction with the National Guard, provided hands-on programs for the fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark.
EDISON – State Sen. Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Peter Barnes will hold a public hearing in Edison on Thursday, Jan. 20, to give students, parents, teachers and residents an opportunity to share how the governor’s $1 billion cut to public education has impacted their lives and their schools.
UNION COUNTY — The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth, and Staten Island.
CLARK — Children from Mrs. Koepfler’s class at the Clark Preschool enjoyed watching The Polar Express, drank hot chocolate, ate gingerbread cookies and wore their pajamas to school to celebrate the holidays.
CLARK — The Clark Board of Education honored Arthur L. Johnson High School Field Hockey Coach of the Year Katrina Anderson at the Board of Education’s “Showcase of Success” on Jan. 11.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Lori Zamanski, a resident of Linden and a member of the class of 2011, has been named to the Dean’s List at Providence College for the Fall 2010 semester.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.
TRENTON — Data released by the Department of Education today shows the majority of charters in urban areas last year outperformed other public schools in their host districts on required standardized testing. However, many of the charter schools still performed below state average.