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Posted: March 29, 2015
Contract shows Stockton knew Showboat issue was still in effect

Stockton University officials were aware when they purchased the Showboat Casino from Caesars Entertainment that a covenant on the site that required the property be used for a first-class casino hotel was still in effect.

Posted: March 27, 2015
Stockton students fighting for Island Campus in A.C.

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Students at Stockton University have mobilized the Save Our Stoboat campaign to fight to make sure plans for the Island Campus at the former Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City stay afloat.

Posted: March 27, 2015
Galloway municipal budget trims tax rate

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A $27.3 million municipal budget comes with a decrease in the municipal tax bill for the average homeowner in the township.

Posted: March 27, 2015
Tax levy up slightly in Greater Egg school budget

The proposed 2015-16 Greater Egg Harbor School District budget will decrease slightly from this year, but the property-tax levy will go up by less than one percent.

Posted: March 27, 2015
Judge says Vineland school can fire guard over 'black thugs' post

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge says a New Jersey school is within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as "black thugs" and suggesting "all white people should start riots and scare the hell out of them."

Posted: March 27, 2015
Straub on Island Campus snag: 'We can solve the problem'

Will a decades-old legal covenant scuttle plans to transform the old Showboat casino into a college campus this fall?

Posted: March 26, 2015
Linwood school budget adopted

After a month of discussions and negotiations, the Linwood school board adopted a budget Thursday that reinstated some positions that previously were planned to be cut.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Assembly approves bill to let parents say whether kids take PARCC test

Since 1978 state law has required designated public school students receive annual assessments.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Bill to let students opt-out of PARCC tests passes NJ Assembly

Since 1978 state law has required designated public school students receive annual assessments.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Trump Taj Mahal doesn't want college next door

Trump Taj Mahal does not want college students as its new neighbors.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Mainland wins 3rd N.J. mock trial competition

Mainland Regional High School has won the New Jersey Mock Trial competition for the third time, beating West Morris Mendham High School in Morris County in the finals Wednesday at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Stockton's Island Campus could be sunk by legal issues

Stockton University's Island Campus could be dead in the water due to an ongoing legal dispute between Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Caesars Entertainment over use of the site.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Flat N.J. school aid criticized as not fair to all

Middle Township and Folsom will have fewer choice students next year, but will not lose any state aid.

Posted: March 24, 2015
Event hopes to create planet’s next generation of caretakers

Posted: March 24, 2015
Chamber cancels Stockton University forum

The Greater Atlantic City Chamber canceled the "Stockton in AC" forum scheduled for Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton near the convention center.

Posted: March 24, 2015
Northfield mom’s push to allow service dogs on school buses ends in law

A bill that would allow students with disabilities to take their service animals on school buses was signed into law Monday by Gov. Chris Christie.

Posted: March 23, 2015
Ocean City High School wins at Stockton math event

Posted: March 23, 2015
Community colleges to use PARCC for placement

The state’s 19 community colleges will start using results of the new PARCC high school tests for course placement starting as early as 2016, eliminating the need for qualified students to take the Accuplacer test.

Posted: March 23, 2015
Egg Harbor City School tax levy may go up 2.3 percent

EGG HARBOR CITY — This year’s city school district tax levy will likely increase about 2.3 percent, if the budget passes as introduced.

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