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Gov. Christie has named the dean of Seton Hall University School of Law to serve in the newly created position of ombudsman for his office - a step recommended by the review Christie commissioned following the George Washington Bridge controversy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students over several decades.
The area's colleges and universities are hosting a number of national and local dignitaries - including Condoleeza Rice, George Stephanopoulos and John Legend - as commencement speakers.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors.
SHAMONG A state ethics complaint has been lodged against a Shamong Board of Education member for Facebook posts that make pejorative references about district teachers and endorse student physical force to deal with bullies.
David Lee spent much of last summer in a laboratory in Seoul, South Korea, where he passed hours studying cancer cells under a microscope, taking measurements, and painstakingly replicating test results.
Lehigh University has suspended recognition of Sigma Chi fraternity because of vandalism at a student residence hall dedicated to campus diversity.
MOUNT AIRY After 18 months of frustration over their inability to obtain a new contract, teachers at Khepera Charter School in Mount Airy have unanimously voted to authorize negotiators to call a strike if necessary.
COATESVILLE Already in the middle of a "listening tour" to hear the voices of her new community, Cathy Taschner, the new superintendent of Coatesville schools, said she has also decided on what is next on her agenda.
CHESTNUT HILL Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a Chestnut Hill College student found dead in his dorm Wednesday morning.
To accommodate larger crowds as student enrollment rises, Rowan University will hold this year's commencement on its football field instead of its traditional location, the school announced Wednesday.
Gov. Christie has named the dean of Seton Hall University School of Law to serve in the newly created position of ombudsman for his office - a step recommended by the review Christie commissioned following the George Washington Bridge controversy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students over several decades.
Internal medicine residents at Einstein Medical Center won the national medical jeopardy contest for the third consecutive year and sixth time in the contest's history.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors.
Penn State, in the wake of a football child-sex-abuse cover-up scandal, hired a new president whose former school now embroiled in a football rape cover-up scandal.
The short film is grim: A young woman's life is hijacked when her husband suffers a neurological complication that completely incapacitates him, leaving her to care for him and their baby.
Lehigh University has suspended recognition of Sigma Chi fraternity because of vandalism at a student residence hall dedicated to campus diversity.
District officials reassigned John J. Dunphy after they learned of the purported violation and then placed him on paid leave. He resigned Jan. 15 from the district.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
Philadelphia voters are down on the School Reform Commission and Gov. Corbett, and side with city teachers in their contract dispute with the Philadelphia...
SHAMONG A state ethics complaint has been lodged against a Shamong Board of Education member for Facebook posts that make pejorative references about district teachers and endorse student physical force to deal with bullies.
David Lee spent much of last summer in a laboratory in Seoul, South Korea, where he passed hours studying cancer cells under a microscope, taking measurements, and painstakingly replicating test results.
The area's colleges and universities are hosting a number of national and local dignitaries - including Condoleeza Rice, George Stephanopoulos and John Legend - as commencement speakers.
Internal medicine residents at Einstein Medical Center won the national medical jeopardy contest for the third consecutive year and sixth time in the contest's history.
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