Tag: school

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

Trenton spending $5 billion more (so far) under Phil Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican budget officer John DiMaio criticized the Democrat legislature’s $38.7 billion FY2020 budget on Thursday, comparing the Democrats’ internal debate to rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.  While Democrats rejected tax and fee increases demanded by Read More

NANNY STATE? N.J. parents may soon face stiff penalties if their kids are accused of “bullying”

TRENTON, N.J. –  “Mallory’s Law” endeavors to honor a 12-year-old (Mallory Grossman) who killed herself in 2017. Bullying was the reported culprit, and the New Jersey legislature wants to do something about it. The new consequences for offending parents are Read More