New Jersey Education News

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New Jersey Education News

Student loan forgiveness: Biden cancels $9B in student debt for 125K borrowers

President Biden announced Wednesday that $9 billion in student debt would be canceled for $125,000 borrowers. [Read more]

4 named Bayonne school district Field of Heroes honorees

As is the tradition, Bayonne High School will adorn the lawn on Avenue A with 1,000 American flags for the month of November. [Read more]

HCCC Board Vice Chair named recipient of 2023 regional leadership award

Bakari G. Lee, Esq., HCCC Board of Trustees Vice Chair, has been selected as the recipient of the ACCT 2023 Northeast Regional Trustee Leadership Award [Read more]

FDU president: Our college students are struggling | Opinion

Nationally, 44% of college and university students struggle with depression, 37% experience anxiety and 15% have considered suicide. [Read more]

Trans student rights at risk as some N.J. districts repeal policies

Five school districts have dropped their policies protecting the privacy and accommodations of transgender students, and four more have taken preliminary steps to do so. [Read more]

Student loan payments are due again. See how much N.J. grads owe.

Here's how much graduates from New Jersey colleges pay in federal loans as the pandemic pause in payments end. [Read more]

2 teachers in N.J. school are ‘kidney buddies for life’ after lifesaving donation

Michael Daneman couldn't say no when a fellow teacher needed help. [Read more]

N.J. Anti-Bullying Task Force wants to hear from you

Students, families, educators, and others are asked to share their experiences with the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights in New Jersey schools during two hearings in October. [Read more]

AP exams will be free in N.J. school district pledging to cover $98 test fee

The school district will spend $80,000 to cover Advanced Placement exam fees for all students who want to take the tests for college credit, officials said. [Read more]