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NJ NEWS COMMONS: NJ BOARD OF ED COULD ELIMINATE HIGH SCHOOL TESTS

 

Yesterday, the state Board of Education voted to get rid of certain "exit tests" in high school. If this measure is approved by a second vote, 10th graders would no longer take math and English tests, and 11th graders would take one single test, rather than two. It would begin this fall. (The Record / NJTV News)

DEM IN CAMDEN SCANDAL GAVE BIG TO CHRISTIE SUPER PAC

Howard Needleman, a landlord featured in WNYC/ProPublica's Camden powerbrokers investigation, gave $35,000 to a super PAC affiliated with former Gov. Chris Christie. The contribution came the day Christie launched his presidential campaign, which was about six months after Needleman bought a state-owned property for $20 million less than what it was reportedly worth. (Politico)

ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS NEXT MONTH: RACES TO WATCH

Here's a good summary of what's happening in a central Jersey district that recently turned Democratic. As Colleen O'Dea wrote earlier this month, only a handful of the 80 legislative district races across the state are getting heated — keep an eye on the 8th, the 11th, the 16th, the 21st, and the 25th. (NJ Spotlight)

BLACK DETECTIVES BRING SUIT AGAINST MORRIS COUNTY

Detectives Harrison Dillard and Aaron King have filed a lawsuit against the office of Morris County Prosecutor Frederic Knapp, who was appointed by former Gov. Chris Christie in 2014. They allege they weren't given promotions due to a “racially-discriminatory, hostile work environment.” (NJ.com)

 

🙈 We're also keeping an eye on—

  • Princeton seminary will pay $27M in slavery reparations (NJ.com)
  • Norcross among Congressional group against student debt (NJ Spotlight)
  • Pallone unveils legislation to curb youth e-cigarette use (NJTV News)
  • Local teen arrested: Rutgers dorm sex assault (TAPinto New Brunswick)
  • Menendez marks reauthorization of Autism CARES Act (NJTV News)
  • Two teens arrested for bias incident at football game (Planet Princeton)
  • Women at Ernst & Young training in Hoboken last year instructed on how to dress, act nicely around men (via 55-page presentation) (HuffPost)

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