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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Kean Takes Issue With Climate-Change Deniers
Joe Tyrrell | November 30, 2011 | More Issues
Global warming conference paints grim picture of NJ's future -- including shifting weather patterns, coastal flooding, violent storms, and rising smog levels.
Charter Schools Sue State, Claiming They've Been Shortchanged
John Mooney | November 30, 2011 | Education
Latest development only adds to the tensions between charters and the districts that host them.
Back to Court for Controversial Transmission Line Project
Tom Johnson | November 30, 2011 | Energy & Environment
Environmentalists want BPU to rescind its approval of Susquehanna-Roseland.
Bergen County Hospitals Battle Over Beds
Beth Fitzgerald | November 30, 2011 | Healthcare
Opponents vow to block plans to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital.
Fine Print: Anti-Bullying Incident Report Form
John Mooney | November 30, 2011 | Education
The war against school bullying gets a new ally -- a paper one.
Number of the Day: 58
| November 30, 2011 | Number of The Day
Poverty has become not just a serious problem in New Jersey -- it's now widespread, according to U.S. Census figures just released. As a whole, 13.1 percent of children between the ages of 5-17 are living in poverty, as opposed to 10.1 percent in pre-recessionary 2007. (Nationally, the percentage is now 19.8 percent.)
Op-Ed: Waiting for Achilles
Howard Wainer | November 30, 2011 | Opinion
Focusing on NJ's student achievement gaps misses the broader -- and better -- picture.
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