Category: Education

OPED: The Moral and Economic Benefits of Diversity in Schools and Society

By Louis Moore We are a nation of immigrants, and cultural diversity has always been a vital aspect of our society.  “Of every hue and caste am I, of every...

April 6, 2017 | comments

Fourth Graders Set Up Shop To Help Animals

Story and photos by John Burton | KEANSBURG – Teacher Barbara Leary believes her fourth grade class gets the best of all worlds with their fundraising activities. “They learn so...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Brookdale Gives Guidance and Support to Minority Students

By Keith Heumiller | LINCROFT­–­More than a dozen area professionals and community leaders came together to provide career advice, guidance and academic support to local minority students during the third...

March 9, 2017 | comments

Middletown High Schoolers Can Now Earn Associate Degrees

Story and photo by Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – The transition between high school and college could be made easier and less expensive, thanks to a new school district initiative. The...

March 2, 2017 | comments

Celebrating Rumson-Fair Haven’s Therapy Dog

  RUMSON – Nearly a year ago, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) welcomed a new staff member – Violet, the therapy dog. Since then, Violet, a goldendoodle cross-breed, has...

March 1, 2017 | comments

Is College for Everyone?

By Louis Moore, PhD Superintendent of Red Bank Regional High School | It’s no secret that the cost of a college education is bound to generate “sticker shock.” Student debt...

March 1, 2017 | comments

Feds Investigate Red Bank Charter School

By John Burton RED BANK – The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to investigate the Red Bank Charter School concerning long-standing allegations that the school has perpetuated racial segregation...

February 21, 2017 | comments

Suit Aims to Put Brakes on Possible 8-Story Garage

By John Burton | RED BANK – Still in an early planning stage, a possible downtown garage that could be a tall as 8 stories faces a legal challenge from former...

February 8, 2017 | comments

New Preschool, STEM Curriculum at St. Benedict School

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst HOLMDEL – Parents will have another choice for preschool this fall when St. Benedict School opens its doors to 4-year-olds for the first time in the school’s...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Rumson Sisters Share RFH Dance Team Experience

RUMSON – Sisters Malen and Mara Grubaugh enjoyed Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) championship football season together this year on the sidelines: Mara as a member of the RFH...

January 10, 2017 | comments

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