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Government Plans Education Summit
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NJ Classrooms Go Electronic [AUDIO]

The use of technology in the classroom is not a brand new concept, but its involvement has skyrocketed over recent years with some school districts encouraging students to bring their own gadgets from home.

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NJ Colleges Post Solid Return on Investment [AUDIO]

A new report containing analysis from the online salary database Payscale ranked several New Jersey colleges and universities among the top 250 nationwide in return on investment -- helping to answer the question, "Is college worth it?"

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NJ Bill Looks at Extended School Day, Year [POLL/AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie isn't New Jersey's only politician interested in extending the school day and school year. Democratic state lawmakers have been touting legislation with the same goal.

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NJ Lawmakers Call for Higher Education Reforms [AUDIO]

A pair of Garden State lawmakers unveiled a sweeping and ambitious 20-bill package Thursday aimed at addressing higher education in New Jersey.

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NJ School District Tries a Virtual School Day

 One New Jersey school district is having students log on for a "virtual school day" in an experiment that could alter the meaning of snow days, The Record reports.

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Wrong College Major Can Be Costly [AUDIO]

Are you wishing you picked a different major in college? It's a common and expensive error, and one that many of today's college students may be making right now.

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Educators Open to Christie’s School Proposal [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

One of the highlights of Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address Tuesday was his call for a longer school day and school year in New Jersey. His comments received immediate reaction from professionals in the field.

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NJ High School Graduation Rate Inches Up

New Jersey's high school graduation rate rose from 86.5 percent in 2012 to 87.5 percent in 2013, according to the Christie Administration.

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NJ Students Score Highly on National Standardized Test

New Jersey students scored among the highest in the nation this year on a standardized test often used to compare states' educational performance, and the exams revealed that Hispanic eighth-graders have made significant progress in closing the performance gap with their white peers, according to results released Thursday.

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NJ Group Pushes for Preschool Cash [AUDIO]

A new report finds New Jersey leads the nation in preschool attendance among young children, but there are still tens of thousands of kids who lack access to a solid early education.

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