Homework is recognized as an appropriate and valid academic activity when it is assigned within appropriate pedagogical guidelines that recognize the needs of the whole child. Homework is considered any assignment that is to be completed by students outside of the normal class schedule.
The four seconds it took for a runner to sprint down the third-base line and score the game’s lone run on a slider in the dirt seemed like an eternity to Metuchen High School baseball coach Leo Danik, whose team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to Raritan in Friday’s Central Group II final.
“We thank you for your service and bravery,” Joseph, a student at Edgar Middle School in Metuchen, wrote. “If not for you, freedom and safety may not exist. Therefore, you are a true hero and will always be.”
In a few hours, they’ll be rivals on a breezy baseball diamond, trying their best to blast home runs and get whiffs. But on a late Tuesday morning, members of the Middlesex High School and Metuchen baseball teams were working together ...
Seventh-grader Charlotte Breen stepped outside her classroom at Edgar Middle School in Metuchen, linked her arms around two of her fellow classmates, bowed her head and closed her eyes in remembrance of the 17 lives lost during the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month.
Attracting the jobs and businesses of tomorrow and growing the state’s economy begins with strong public schools, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy told a gathering of more than 250 educators at Rutgers University—New Brunswick on Tuesday.