High school articulation agreements with post-secondary education institutions allow students to get an early start on career ambitions and pick up college credits before enrolling in a college.

With just under 13 percent turnout of 2,943 registered, North Wildwood voters approved two questions Oct. 2 in a special election that pertained to Margaret Mace School, a Pre-K-to-8 school at 1201 Atlantic Ave.

Robert Garguilo cannot seem to stay retired. He has just taken on new challenges once again as interim superintendent for the West Cape May School District for 2018-2019. 

On Aug. 9, the New Jersey Economic and Fiscal Policy Workgroup released its report Path to Progress. A part of that report dealt with recommendations for school system regionalization, proposing that school districts across the state be regionalized through the merger of school systems into K-12 regional districts.

With school starting after Labor Day, school district transportation supervisors, including those at Lower Township Elementary and Lower Cape May Regional school districts, are finalizing routes, times, staff and buses to ensure students get picked up in as smooth a fashion as possible.

Instead of mortarboards and gowns, students who graduated during an Aug. 15 ceremony at the Cape May County Technical School donned white uniforms and nurse caps.

Representatives from school districts around the region, including several from Cape May County, met with Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1st) Aug. 2 to discuss decreases in school funding as a result of a new state aid formula to K-12 schools passed in the state Legislature in July.

NEA Foundation announced that Amy T. Andersen, an American Sign Language (ASL) teacher at Ocean City High School, and the 2018 New Jersey Teacher of the Year, is one of 46 public school educators who will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala next February in Washington.

Gov. Phil Murphy recently stated: “After years of neglect, we are turning the page to bring a balanced approach to school aid by removing the growth cap on funding increases and finally beginning the process of fully implementing the state's school funding formula established in 2008."

On July 10, the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine officially announced a new residency program designed to improve the health care and well being of veterans in southern New Jersey.

According to Superintendent Christopher Kobik, his district, Lower Cape May Regional, and the rest of Cape May County is “taking a big hit” when it comes to a new state aid formula to K-12 schools recently passed in the state Legislature.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-414/A-3381 into law: It requires school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools, and contracted service providers to review employment history of prospective employees who will have regular contact with students to ascertain allegations of child abuse or sexual misconduct.

“The era of high-stakes, high-stress standardized testing in New Jersey must end, and I will see that it does.” Gov. Phil Murphy made that promise as he campaigned for the office of the state’s chief executive. 

Identifying fossils, naming garden tools, and handling farm animals were some of the lessons freshmen learned at Cape May County Technical School Feb 23.

A mother's drive to keep her children enrolled in the city's elementary school, despite their moving out of the district, has caused the superintendent to seek clarification of its residency policy, reversing its original position.

Fifty-five percent of Ocean City High School students come from Upper Township, and the two municipalities have enjoyed a years-long, amiable relationship.

In a strange and as of yet inexplicable twist to the conclusion of a highly-publicized trial, the Upper Township Board of Education announced Nov. 20 an investigation into allegations made against the municipality’s school Superintendent Vincent Palmieri, and two board members, Fran Newman and Michele Barbieri.

Educators in Middle Township caught a glimpse of the impossible as possible Oct. 6 at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center (PAC) as part of their professional development day. Rosser commanded the stage, engaging with his audience and explaining Stealth Learning.