As summer begins to wind down, and the first day of school beckons in the near future, parents are purchasing clothes, notebooks and backpacks for the new school year. But there are other important ways to prepare your child to return to school.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 700 students at commencement exercises Aug. 13-14.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT-tested U.S. high school graduates appear to be making slow but steady progress at becoming ready for college and career, according to ACT’s annual Condition of College and Career Readiness report for 2010, released today.
MEUCHEN — Jean Brosnan-Barth of Metuchen was elected to the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees. A 2010 graduate, she was elected by her classmates and will serve a one-year term.
TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
HAMILTON– Preparing college-bound teens for life away from home can be an anxious and task-filled time. While many parents will be teaching and reminding their teens about diet, laundry and personal safety, they too frequently forget the important subject of car care and repairs before sending their teen and vehicle off to college.
EDISON — Paul Gilman of Old Bridge crafts his robot during Middlesex County College’s summer camp for kids. This program, called “Robots!, Robots!, Robots!,” allows the kids to build a working robot that they can take home.
CHICAGO, Ill. — Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its summer 2010 class during a live ceremony on Aug. 7 in Chicago. Former U.S. Representative Harold Ford, Jr. served as the keynote speaker.
MONROE – Each year the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation/Foundation for Educational Administration funds fellowships for a number of New Jersey school principals. These were just some of this year’s winners, and the group who presented their outcomes at a special reception at FEA back in May.