Tag: school

OPINION: Time to fight back and vote ‘NO’ on more school funding | SPADEA

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ It’s a tough question when the politicians come knocking for more money for our schools. They either try to make you feel guilty about the poor kids in old buildings, Read More

ROONEY: “There’s only so many walls you can erect” to protect schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Last week’s shooting near Brick Memorial High School reignited the school security debate in New Jersey. Save Jersey founder Matt Rooney joined the Chasing News with Bill Spadea panel to offer his take on both the facts Read More

How Cherry Hill Schools Bungled Into ‘Tunagate’ | Cirucci

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — There’s a rule in public relations that says “don’t create a problem where none exists.” Seems simple, right? Still, you’d be surprised how often this elementary maxim is violated. Read More

N.J. authorities say school lunch fraud strikes (again) in Elizabeth, but it’s a huge national problem

TRENTON, N.J. – Around 20 million kids nation-wide get free or cheap lunches every year through the National School Lunch Program. Here in New Jersey, thousands of kids receive lunches subsidized by John and Jane Taxpayer through the state program.  Read More

ROONEY: Bullet-resistant backpacks, school doors in Harrington Park are “all a Band-Aid”

TRENTON, N.J. – Office Depot has reportedly pulled bullet-resistant backpacks off of its shelves during the back-to-school shopping crunch. Meanwhile, the Northern New Jersey community of Harrington Park is installing bullet-resistant doors (imported from Israel) at its local K-8 school.  Read More