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New Jersey Announces New High School Graduation Exam

New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as a high school graduation requirement for the class of 2016.

10/02/2014

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College Seniors Consider Value Of Higher Education

College seniors are reporting trouble finding meaningful work in their chosen fields as well as expressing doubts about what happens after graduation.

07/10/2014

New NYPD Officer Erik Fischer comes from a long line of police officers going back more than a century. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Class Of NYPD Officers Includes Man Born To Serve And Protect

A new crop of 616 NYPD officers graduated from the Police Academy Monday – among them a man who might as well be called a blueblood.

06/30/2014

Handlers and their dogs pose during the MTA PD 2014 Canine Unit Graduation held at Grand Central Terminal on June 13, 2014. (credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

19 Dogs Join MTA Police Department’s Canine Unit

The canine officers are taught to sniff out explosives and patrol the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway.

06/13/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/07/2014

Eric LeGrand speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Rutgers Prez Says LeGrand Will Speak At Graduation, Blames ‘Miscommunication’

After some initial confusion and harsh words, Eric LeGrand will speak at Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony.

05/06/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC, which is scheduled to conclude August 30. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former N.J. Governor Tom Kean To Replace Condoleezza Rice As Rutgers Commencement Speaker

Rutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month’s graduation ceremony.

05/05/2014

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Parents: Missing $30K From P.S. 117’s PTA Fund May Cost 5th Graders Their Graduation

Parents of fifth graders at P.S. 117 claim $30,000 is missing from the school’s PTA account, handled by last school year’s PTA leaders.

04/04/2014

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New NYPD Officer Honors Father Killed In The Line Of Duty

In swearing in 781 new police officers this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg singled out one new officer whose father was killed in the line of duty when she was just a youngster.

07/06/2013

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Report: Parent Punched Cop During Graduation Scuffle

New Milford police say 49-year-old borough resident Sanjiv Agarwal was charged with assault, and additional charges are pending.

06/29/2013

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Glitch May Delay Some NYC Graduating Seniors From Getting Diploma On Time

The city awarded McGraw-Hill a $10 million contract to collect, scan and send the Regents exams to graders electronically. But the system has been exceedingly slow, some teachers said.

06/20/2013

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‘Credible’ Threat Prompts Relocation Of Peekskill High School Graduation Ceremony

Details of the threat have not been disclosed, but superintendent James Willis said it has been addressed by the Peekskill Police Department.

06/07/2013

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Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate Degree

Jeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

05/29/2013

5.21.13 Trae Bodge

Great Gifts For Graduates

RetailMeNot.com’s Trae Bodge joined The Couch to show us some practical presents for the graduate in your life.

05/21/2013

5.6.13 Steven Greenberg

Job Hunting Tips For Recent College Grads

Thousands of college seniors are set to graduate this month and enter the job market. With an economy just beginning to come out of a recession it might be be so easy to land a first job. But it’s not impossible, according to Steven Greenberg, host of CBS Radio’s “Your Next Job.”

05/06/2013

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