Burlington County Times

What high court says about sex assaults on school bus in Waterford

The high court ruled the victim and her parents can pursue claims that the attacks by a bus aide violated the girl’s rights under the state’s Law Against Discrimination.

Money stolen from school PTAs, athletic group in N.J. town

Two public school PTAs and an athletic organization in Old Bridge say police are investigating alleged thefts of their operating funds.

Union City finds solution to overcrowded classrooms: New $93.7 million middle school

With room for more than 900 students, the new building will both pull in students from other city middle schools and be the new home for some ninth graders who would otherwise have attended Union City High School.

NJ Spotlight

Reader-friendly version of NJ fiscal report now required by law

To boost financial transparency, Legislature passed bill that calls for financial report to be written in plain English.

NJ’s sanctions on doing business in Russia on hold

Treasury suspends effort after federal judge issues a temporary restraining order

New Jersy Monitor

Hit the snooze button: States debate later high school start times

At least one New Jersey high school has approved a later start date, from 7:45 to 8:20 a.m., part of a trend to allow older students to sleep longer.

BRHS Students Speak to Council, Board of Education About Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Several local high school students appeared before both the Bridgewater Township Council and the board of education in August to deliver a presentation on how sleep deprivation negatively affects teenagers.

Watchung Hills Student Wins Congressional Award Silver Medal

The Congressional Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a youth civilian through Congress.



Schools face a funding cliff. How bad will the fall be?

Here’s what we know: high-poverty schools face a bigger cliff, that more federal money won’t be forthcoming, and that school budgets will be shaped both by districts’ own financial decisions and those made by state politicians.

Education Week

Parents’ Rights Groups Have Mobilized. What Does It Mean for Students?

If teaching about race, sexuality, and gender is limited, what will happen to students who miss out?

Older Students ‘Running Out of Time’ for Academic Recovery

A report finds significant academic and mental health problems for secondary students.

Do You Know What Superintendents Actually Do? 8 District Leaders Describe Their Jobs

Superintendents are the public face of districts, yet their jobs might be the least understood.

Child Poverty in the U.S. Jumped in 2022 as Pandemic Benefits Ended

Child poverty more than doubled last year, according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau