Schools

Lawmakers Are Pushing Colleges To Develop Plans For On-Campus Emergencies

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.

NJ State Library Reminds Students About Free Homework Help

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.

Schundler Fired After $400 Million Mistake

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.

Parents Believe NJ Should Spend More On Higher Education

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.