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N.J. dominates U.S. News rankings for best schools by county

If the state needed more statistical evidence that it has the best school systems in the country, U.S. News & World Report provided it Tuesday during the release of its annual Healthiest Communities list. When...

When it comes to vaccine efficacy, here’s why 94% isn’t much different than 72%

When the news that Johnson & Johnson had completed Phase 3 of its clinical trial and that its one-shot vaccine would soon be available finally was released Friday morning, there was unbridled excitement. It would...

Could 275 school districts in N.J. soon be consolidated? (We’ve got the list)

In what surely will be a huge test in both challenging “home rule” and implementing many of the consolidation aspects of State Senate President Steve Sweeney’s “Path to Progress” reforms, the Senate Education Committee...

Bloomfield College, in danger of closing, goes public in plea for help

Bloomfield College, which primarily serves Pell Grant-eligible, first-generation students from underserved communities, is in danger of closing due to dwindling enrollment, exacerbated by the pandemic, President Marcheta Evans and school officials said Tuesday. Evans, who...

Princeton, NJIT, Stevens rank high on list of best engineering schools in country

Three schools from New Jersey made Money Magazine’s list of the Best Colleges for engineering majors. The rankings, which were released last week, had Princeton University at No. 7, New Jersey Institute of Technology at...

Jersey City has found way to have new development mean new schools — at...

Developers have brought tens of thousands of housing units to Jersey City in recent years. Now, they’re bringing something desperately needed to go with them: New schools. On Thursday night, when Mayor Steve Fulop joined city council members...

They found way to have in-person learning. Will N.J. find way to reimburse them?

Superintendent Mark Maire was thrilled to see first lady Jill Biden — a teacher herself — tour an elementary school Monday in Burlington County. She was touting how the $1.9 trillion stimulus package would...

New Jersey City University declares financial emergency; board adopts interim budget

On Monday, during its regular quarterly meeting, the New Jersey City University board of trustees declared a financial emergency. In a message from Joseph F. Scott, chair of NJCU's board, he stated that the board...

Princeton, Rutgers, NJIT make list of top global universities

Princeton University placed No. 9 on the U.S. News & World Report list of top global universities released this week. It was one of four New Jersey universities to be honored. Rutgers-New Brunswick was listed...

Study: Certain mouthwashes might stop COVID-19 transmission

There’s scientific reason to believe you can fight COVID-19 with mouthwash. Researchers at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine have found evidence that two types of mouthwash disrupt the COVID-19 virus under laboratory conditions, preventing it...

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