Since 2009, as part of its commitment to helping school districts keep dollars in the classroom by reducing costs, New Jersey Schools Insurance Group (NJSIG) has awarded their seven funds throughout the state over $30,000,000 in Safety Grants.
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.
Ocean City School District has been awarded Preschool Education Expansion Aid funding from New Jersey’s Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education, for the 2018-19 school year.
Atlantic Cape Community College has been selected as one of 13 community colleges to participate in Gov. Phil Murphy’s “Community College Innovation Challenge (CCOG),” a pilot program that will launch in the spring semester, Jan. 2019.
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.
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.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted reaccreditation for an eight-year term to Atlantic Cape Community College at its June 21 session, according to Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape.
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.
Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting June 26 at the Mays Landing campus.
The students explained that they chose cosmetology because it provided a skill that they can take with them after graduation, leading to career and college success.
Although they are just finishing up the fifth grade, a handful of Middle Township students just wrapped up a curriculum that included surgical simulation used to train real-life surgeons.
Cape May Kiwanis Club members are "trying to make a difference" in the lives of several third graders at Maud Abrams School by helping improve their reading skills.
The purpose of the meeting is to review and evaluate current programs, and to plan next year’s application for the covered programs.
Atlantic Cape Community College awarded 250 scholarships totaling $253,983 at its 51st Annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony on May 15.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting May 22, at the Cape May County campus.
Six Middle Township High School students won its first art trophy when their designs of Vans' "Off the Wall" brand shoes were selected as finalists, earning the school $10,000.
More than 100 visiting high school students spent a full day in hands-on, science-based workshops during the second Teentech event at Atlantic Cape Community College May 23.
Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting April 24, at the Mays Landing campus.
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.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting March 27, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.
Snakes, FBI agents, optometrists, and firefighters normally have very little in common, except on Career Day at the Charles W. Sandman Consolidated School.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tues., Feb. 27 at the Mays Landing Campus.
In an article published in late September 2017, we pointed out that annual polls concerning national public school systems consistently, and by large majorities, give school systems a grade of C or less.
For 11 years, the National Liberty Museum and State Farm have recognized “Teachers as Heroes,” ordinary Americans who, through extraordinary efforts, impact students across the nation.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees met on Tues., Jan. 23 at the Cape May County Campus and approved the following resolutions.
It wasn't night court that kept the lights burning in Courtroom B of Cape May County Superior Courthouse Jan. 18, it was a session of this year's Vincent J. Appruzzese Mock Trial Competitions.
Over the weekend culminating with Martin Luther King Jr. day, Cape May Technical High School teachers Barry Kopf and Gina Tack will be attending the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous’ Advanced Seminar for Holocaust Educators.
American Sign Language teacher whose community engagement efforts have made Ocean City, New Jersey the “deaf-friendly” town of South Jersey, Amy T. Andersen, has been selected as one of four teachers as a finalist for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year.
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.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees met on Tues., Dec. 19 at the Mays Landing Campus and approved the following resolutions.
For the 20th year in a row, the Atlantic and Cape May Counties Association of School Business Officials Joint Insurance Fund (ACCASBO JIF) celebrated member school district successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner.
Amy T. Andersen, an Ocean City High School teacher of American Sign Language (ASL), was honored by Cape May County freeholders Nov. 28 for being named both New Jersey State and Cape May County Teacher of the Year 2017-2018.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees appointed officers at its annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 28.
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.
Today’s technology has created the option for a personal environment which almost eliminates the need to verbally communicate face-to-face with anyone.
Lower Cape May Regional (LCMR) High School Principal Lawrence Ziemba sees a disturbing trend of poor sportsmanship by sports fans across the country.
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.