EDISON — John Hoffman, a shareholder of the law firm Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. and the legal counsel to Middlesex County College since 1964, is the 2010 L’Hommedieu Award recipient.
TRENTON –The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights found that the Old Bridge school district may have violated the Law Against Discrimination by allegedly failing to take sufficient steps to stop the harassment and bullying of a student during his years attending a township middle school.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—Registration is now open for the Oct. 23 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Sept. 17.
NEWARK — The COOP Exam is the high school entrance exam used by the Newark Archdiocese for students seeking admission into the ninth grade of a Catholic high school for September 2011.
EDISON – Former Minnesota resident Melanie Baier joins The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison this fall as the new Head of Lower School.
TRENTON – With students returning to colleges and universities throughout New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing legislation to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics.
PERTH AMBOY — The community is invited to attend the Perth Amboy’s first Back-to-School Pep Rally and Fair today at Albert G. Waters Stadium, Eagle Avenue and Francis Street.
STATE – The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG Foundation and Praxair Foundation, reminds students, parents and teachers that free homework help is available to them at 109 public libraries through the popular Homework Help NJ program.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie fired state education commissioner Bret Schundler Friday morning following the controversy caused by the state’s failure to win $400 million in federal school funding due in part to an error on the application.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP– A Stockton-Zogby poll has found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey parents of 9th to 12th grade students believe higher education should be a top budget priority and that the current level of funding is unsatisfactory.