TRENTON, N.J. — As New Jersey legislators move to limit the religious exemption for childhood vaccinations and in so doing dramatically expand the potency of the state’s existing school immunization requirements, another bill waiting in the wings is guaranteed to stir the pot even further on this controversial topic. A1847 – sponsored by Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt of […]
By Art Gallagher _ Marlboro Township’s K-8 schools now have armed and uniformed police officers present at all times during school hours under an agreement between the Township and Board of Education that was approved by the Board last night, Mayor Jonathan Hornik announced. “I am pleased that the Board of Education has supported our […]
New Jersey will still consider applications to open or expand new charter schools, even as it mulls revisions to its charter school law, the state’s top education official said Thursday …
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — Another large-scale snow storm means more make-up days and a shorter summer for teacher, students (and parents) across the Garden State. Pascack Valley students will make up yesterday’s snow day online; the move has set off a statewide debate concerning how, if it all, to address lost time due to weather-related closings. […]
By Matt Rooney _ A school shooting suspect is dead — and two are injured — after an incident early this morning at a Maryland high school. What’s the difference between two injured (Maryland’s Great Mills High School) and 17 dead (Parkland, Florida)? Today, a brave “resource officer took action to end the threat” (per […]
The Lacey school district quietly changed a policy last week that prohibited students from legally handling a gun off campus after being threatened with a law suit by a gun advocacy organization. … that sparked the community backlash was taken on a weekend at a private gun range, according to Lacey Township resident Amanda Buron, […]
By Matt Rooney _ Anyone who believes that most of these #WalkoutWednesday kids actually care about “gun control” – or even understand what it means, or why we have a 2nd Amendment in the first place – has clearly forgotten what it’s like to be 16. At that age, Save Jerseyans? I would’ve rallied for […]
By The Staff _ Cherry Hill, New Jersey will place “fully equipped” township police officers in all township schools effective Monday March 5th. The post-Parkland move was first reported by The Courier-Post. It comes only days after a mass student walkout over school safety — and a suspended teacher who broached the topic to his […]
That New Jersey is among the most diverse states in the nation is a given, but anyone who has doubts can just look at the most recent District Performance Reports issued by the state Department of Education. These report cards for districts include information about languages spoken in the homes of the state’s 1.4 million […]
President Trump said Friday that gun-free school zones don’t protect students, as he renewed his call to arm more qualified teachers and other school employees. “When we declare our schools to be gun-free zones, it just puts our students in far more danger,” Mr.
By Matt Rooney _ Here’s something I don’t hear anyone else saying on television/radio/etc, Save Jerseyans, and it’s driving my blood pressure into the stratosphere: Everyone knew Cruz was a monster. That’s an uncontroversial conclusion in of itself. The school didn’t act. The FBI didn’t act. Local police were called to Cruz’s home 39 times. […]
MIAMI — At times, Nikolas Cruz’s behavior could be a school administrator’s nightmare: Teachers and other students said he kicked doors, cursed at teachers, fought with and threatened classmates and brought a backpack with bullets to school. He collected a string of discipline for profanity, disobedience, insubordination and disruption. In 2014, administrators transferred Cruz to […]
Our friend Frank Luna is back this week, Save Jerseyans, and he’s offering some much needed straight talk on the gun control debate in the wake of last week’s Parkland shooting. Watch: – –
By Congressman Tom MacArthur (NJ-3) _ On February 14th, many of us observed Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and a time to reflect on the meaning and temporary nature of our lives. That day, a troubled individual who should not have been able to get a gun, took seventeen lives in a Florida school. Since then, […]
DENVER – Some students are calling for tougher gun-control laws after escaping last week’s horrific massacre in Parkland, Florida, but another school-shooting survivor is going in a different direction.
WESTAMPTON, NJ — Last week’s deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida high school has reignited a national debate over how best to safeguard America’s softest domestic targets from mentally ill killers and ideological terrorists alike. Westampton Township Committeewoman Maureen Smith-Hartman and Committeeman Abraham López of Burlington County, New Jersey, believe that the first step should […]