Education

Governor Phil Murphy announces a five-point Computer Science for ALL State Plan and FY20 Funding Opportunities at Bridgewater-Raritan High School
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Justin Udo
November 04, 2019 - 3:12 pm
There's a new initiative in New Jersey to make sure every public school student in the state has a thorough computer science education. Read more here.
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Photo that represents student loans.
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
It's no secret that college costs have skyrocketed, but the debt bubble is growing so rapidly that a leading student aid organization is now sending out a nationwide warning to high school juniors and seniors. Read more here.
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Lori Loughlin (front) and Mossimo Giannulli (left)
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 3:09 pm
"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting the latest charges against them in the college admissions scandal. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2019 - 1:54 pm
More than 3,000 School District of Philadelphia students may be barred from their classrooms, starting Monday, if they fail to deliver proof that they have received all of their state-required shots. Read more here.
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Camden High School rebuild
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David Madden
October 30, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Workers reached a milestone Wednesday in the construction of Camden High School, after they placed the top girder on what will be the home of four different state-of-the-art facilities. Read more here.
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Young person using a vaping device.
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Tim Jimenez
October 30, 2019 - 8:33 am
The Quakertown Community School District plans to sue e-cigarette manufacturers. Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner says vaping is a growing problem, and students are at risk.
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College graduation
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Mark Abrams
October 29, 2019 - 8:14 am
It's college application time for high school seniors, and Pennsylvania's human services secretary is reaching out to those who have been in the foster care system with an opportunity to go to school for free.
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Protesters demand district abate asbestos at school
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Mark Abrams
October 28, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Parents, teachers and city officials are demanding action after asbestos was discovered in yet another Philadelphia school. Read more here.
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Lights On Afterschool
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Paul Kurtz
October 25, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A nationwide event that draws attention to after-school programs is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week with thousands of activities, and hundreds of Philadelphia students took part. Read more here.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos listens to President Donald Trump during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 1:15 pm
A federal judge has held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court for violating an order to stop collecting loans from thousands of former for-profit college students.
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