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New Jersey schools are performing at high levels and are well-positioned for the upcoming changes in student assessment testing, according to Dr. Bari Erlichson, Chief Performance Officer, Assistant Commissioner of Data, Research, Evaluation and Reporting for the New Jersey Department of Education.
With indicators showing one-fourth of all seniors and one-third of all people in New Jersey struggling to meet basic needs, the Anti-Poverty Network convened its annual summit today at the Crowne Plaza Monroe to address rising levels of poverty in the state and issue a "Call to Invest in the People of New Jersey."
The Summit Historical Society is decorated for the holidays and ready for their annual Holiday Boutique to be held Thursday, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. hosted at Summit's oldest home, the 1741 Carter House, headquarters and museum of the Summit Historical Society, 90 Butler Parkway, Summit.
SUMMIT - Learn about "The Future of Student Assessment in New Jersey" from the state's expert, Bari Erlichson, from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, 272 Morris Ave. Erlichson is the chief performance officer/assistant commissioner of data, research, evaluation and reporting for the N.J. Department of Education.
What Are You Thankful For This Holiday Season? Patch asked Summit residents, officials and business owners to share what they're thankful for this holiday season.
Two of the speakers, pictured here, are Max Mayer, associate director of ECPAT-USA, and David Hummel, special deputy attorney general/acting assistant prosecutor Union County ProsecutoraA A s office, Special Victims Unit.
Things are getting festive as the final touches are being put on Reeves-Reed Arboretum's Annual Holiday House Tour, set for Thursday, Dec. 5 from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The tour will include seven elegant homes in Summit and Short Hills, all decked out for the holidays, ranging from contemporary homes to stylish Tudors, and including the mansion ... (more)
Two people were arrested last weekend in connection with a New Providence home burglary earlier this month, police said.
Colorful patchwork quilts, hand-embroidered linens and quirky stuffed animals handcrafted by Egyptian Zabbaleen women will once again be featured at a holiday sale Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8, at the American Red Cross New Jersey Crossroads at 695 Springfield Ave. in Summit.
The following was provided by Joe Steiner, Secretary, Rotary Club of Summit and New Providence: Over 100 friends and neighbors joined Summit/New Providence Rotary Club leadership between 7 and 11 a.m. Thanksgiving morning at Summit High School to share fun, fellowship and great pancakes.
Superintendent of Schools James Crisfield presented the official 2013-2014 enrollment update showing a total of 4,937 students in township schools, or 60 students less than the report of last October, at the Board of Education meeting this Monday.
Air Quality Alert for Union County was issued at December 04 at 8:44AM EST