A Hudson County Grand Jury has indicted a teacher at the Infinity Institute in Jersey City in the sexual assaults of three female students.
Faculty members at New Jersey City University signaled they want to oust the state school’s president after a tense, two-hour Zoom meeting Monday.
Simmering below is a cauldron of dissatisfaction that could come to a boil as legions of faculty are collecting signatures to have the university’s senate support a resolution of no confidence in the school’s president.
Only four of nine school board candidates showed up for Tuesday night’s forum sponsored by the Van Vorst Park Association (VVPA). Notably absent were all three candidates on the Change for Children who said they never received invitations despite VVPA claims to the contrary.
Jersey City’s President Barack Obama Community School (P.S. 34) will be one of two schools in the state to provide free menstrual products in a pilot program launched by The Flow Initiative and the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County.
A recent college graduate and an advocate for the hearing-impaired are among the nine candidates running for three seats on the Jersey City Board of Education in November.
On Friday, Governor Murphy issued an executive order requiring staff, students and visitors to “all public, private, and parochial preschool programs and elementary and secondary schools, including charter and renaissance schools” to wear face masks when indoors.
The Jersey City public high school to obtain the highest vaccination rate will get a free trip to Summer Jam, according to an announcement by Mayor Fulop this morning.
The Jersey City Board of Education considered possible changes to the race-based admissions policy for the city’s two specialized schools.
Jersey City students have mixed feelings about recently announced plans that would take effect in 2026 to overhaul the admissions process for its top-two ranked high schools: McNair Academic and Infinity Institute.