Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Two vicious thunderstorms that slammed New Jersey in the past month are part of a trend that the northeast is experiencing due to global warming, according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
The New Jersey Department of Education is moving forward with a reform plan for the state’s lowest performing schools by using private money from a California-based foundation.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
A New Jersey court has ruled that a high school went too far in disciplining students for out-of-school law-breaking. But it also created an exception for cases in which a student is put in harm's way, which has implications for New Jersey's anti-bullying legislation. Nancy Solomon, managing editor at New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the ruling.
What do you think? Can a school punish a student for behavior outside of school? What's the role of parents, law enforcement, and others? Where do you draw the line? Let us know!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Governor Chris Christie is continuing his Jersey Shore stumping with a visit to Ocean City on Wednesday as part of what he's calling an "Endless Summer Tax Relief Tour." But a new poll shows his summer push for a 10 percent tax cut isn't convincing a majority of voters.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
New Jersey's Supreme Court says the state's judges don't have to contribute more to their pensions and health benefits, as is currently required of all other state employees.
Friday, July 20, 2012
New Jersey's child welfare system continues to get mixed results in its decade-long effort to better protect abused children.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Corrections defended the state’s system of halfway houses that has come under fire recently for reported rampant violence, drug use and escapes.
Monday, July 02, 2012
The shuffling of New Jersey's state university system is gaining praise from Newark officials who say changes to the plan now make it advantageous to the city.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Governor Chris Christie, who has played coy when asked whether he’d run for vice president, is hosting a minimum $2,500 -a-plate fundraiser for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at hotel in Woodbridge, N.J.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Teachers at eight schools slated for intensive reform in Newark began learning on Friday whether they'd be keeping their positions at their current schools.
Friday, June 15, 2012
New Jersey Public Radio Managing Editor Nancy Solomon will discuss Governor Chris Christie's state spending proposal. Then, she'll be joined by Sara Neufeld, a Brooklyn-based writer who's been covering public education for the past 12 years, to talk about NJPR's investigation into New Jersey public school reform through the lens of one school in Newark.
Monday, June 11, 2012
The New Jersey Supreme Court has blocked an attempt by Governor Chris Christie to eliminate the state's Council on Affordable Housing.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Prosecutors made the rare move of appealing the judge’s sentence in the Rutgers webcam spy trial this week because they believe the 30-day jail term handed down to the former student convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime against his gay roommate is far too lenient.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, Nancy Solomon, discusses the sentencing in the Dharun Ravi Rutgers spying case, and takes listener calls about how they feel now that the trial has ended.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A former Rutgers student was sentenced to 30-days in jail after he was was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate. Both the defense and the prosecution are unhappy with the sentence given to Dharun Ravi in the Rutgers webcam spying case.
Monday, May 21, 2012
The former Rutgers student who was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Follow @BrigidBergin for the latest from inside the courtroom.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
New Jersey Democrats are seizing on a new report that shows tax collections are down to oppose a tax cut compromise offered by Governor Chris Christie and one of the own, Senate President Stephen Sweeney.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
A New Jersey court ruled to delay the use of controversial new licensing requirements that critics say violates individuals’ privacy and opens them up to identity theft.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Governor Chris Christie is significantly more popular among New Jersey voters this spring than he was a year ago, according to a new poll.
Monday, May 07, 2012
Residents of a controversial affordable housing complex in Mount Laurel, N.J., have a better quality of life than those who applied but never moved into the complex, a new study by Princeton University shows.