N.J. School's Laundry Program Teaching Bullied Kids To Wash And LearnCBS2's Lisa Rozner first spoke with the principal of Newark’s West Side High School last month about his fundraising efforts to help set up a laundry room for underprivileged students.
Update: New Jersey Schools To Reopen On Sept. 14 After Mold DiscoveryHundreds of students in New Jersey still won’t be heading back to school until next week after mold was found in their classrooms.
Students Sweat As Air Conditioners Sit In New Jersey School BasementSome students in New Jersey were forced to sweat through class Thursday, as dozens of air conditioners that were supposed to be installed are still sitting in the school’s basement.
New School Year Brings 3 Big Changes In NJTuesday brings the end of summer vacation for many New Jersey students, and this year marks three big changes for them: Local control of schools in Newark, seat belts on school buses and the return of longer recesses.
Mold Spores Found At New Jersey Schools, First Day Of Class DelayedTwo elementary schools in Hopatcong have reportedly found mold spores in their classrooms, prompting officials to check every building in the district.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
NY Test Score Delay Has Students, Parents Stressed On Education OptionsTest results help families navigate the complicated admissions process for the fall, but now that's even more nerve-wracking.
Mayor De Blasio’s Son Writes Op Ed Saying Racism Is ‘All Too Common’ In Public SchoolsDante de Blasio has written an op-ed in the New York Daily News, supporting the mayor’s call to change admissions standards at eight schools in the city.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Clear Backpacks Soon The Rule For Long Island School District StudentsMore than 500 students on Long Island will now have to use clear backpacks in school, a reaction to the Florida school shooting attack.
De Blasio: Three Failing Schools In Brooklyn Slated To CloseBill de Blasio has announced a plan to close three Brooklyn public schools struggling with low enrollment rates and high faculty turnover.
Former Mayor Giuliani Pens Letter With Mayor De Blasio Seeking Continued Mayoral Control Over NYC's SchoolsThe joint letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers calls for renewal of mayoral control without delay.