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.
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.