NEW BRUNSWICK — Conflict resolution, peer mediation and character education programs in New Jersey schools attract increased attention every day amid growing concerns about violence.
CLARK — The 2010-2011 school year officially commenced in the Clark Public School District on Sept. 1 with a morning Superintendent’s Convocation in the Arthur L. Johnson High School Auditorium facilitated by newly appointed Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops.
EDISON — David Edwards has been named dean of arts and sciences at Middlesex County College. He started August 30.
EDISON — Bianna Gutierrez, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, attended a rigorous three-week residential engineering program on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia this summer. She was one of 120 applicants to be accepted to the program.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would require background checks for school volunteers.
EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was invited to speak at the National Tar Wars Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 26 and 27.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Melissa Servedio of Rahway spent her summer interning at Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully.
EDISON — Greg Casagrande of Summit and Erica Needle, a resident of Scotch Plains, were recently named to the Board of Trustees at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison.
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.