Larry and the People’s Organization for Progress have been on the forefront of advocating for social justice in education for local control of Newark Public Schools, fairness for worker contracts and to investigate racism at Kean University.…Read more
By Adam Clark, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
TRENTON — Three New Jersey public colleges have a “heavy reliance” on millions in mandatory students fees but lack transparency about how that money is spent, according to a new state audit.
The review conducted by the state comptroller focuses on Kean University, the College of New Jersey and William Paterson University.…Read more
By Nikhilesh De
The Rutgers Board of Governors hosted an open hearing on tuition rates Thursday night in the College Avenue Student Center multipurpose room, where members of the University community could discuss what a tuition increase or rollback would mean to them.
One student opened by saying she was $60,000 in debt. Another’s father discussed how he had to take out a loan to help his daughter pay for college, despite being a retiree.…Read more