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.
UNION – Kean University is taking to the fairways in an effort to overcome some of the challenges brought forth by the statewide higher education budget.
CRANFORD — The following courses are being offered through Union County College’s Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education, on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Amanda Casares of Rahway recently earned a bachelor of arts degree from Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
RAHWAY — Rahway High School honored the 2009-2010 AP students at the Rahway High School Advanced Placement Awards Ceremony held on Aug. 18.
EDISON — Every member of the 2010 graduating class of the Dental Hygiene program at Middlesex County College has passed the regional and national boards. They are all now eligible to begin working as dental hygienists.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The following local students have graduated from Excelsior College.
TRENTON — Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver today announced that Assembly Appropriations Committee Chair Nellie Pou will hold a hearing to explore the error in New Jersey’s application for the federal “Race to the Top” program, which contributed to the state losing approximately $400 million in federal education funding.
TRENTON – New Jersey did not qualify for federal education funds under the competitive “Race To The Top” education program.