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All Seniors At A Camden, NJ High School Attending College Next Year And Some Are Getting Paid For It

<i>By Steve Patterson</i><p><i>CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) –</i> A charter school in Camden is celebrating its most accomplished graduating class yet.<p>All 109 seniors at …

College & University

New Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center to Deliver Health Care Services to Camden Families

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago (center) cuts the ribbon on the new Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center with LEAP students.The Rutgers School of …

A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents

<i>By Mike Dougherty</i><p>CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — A school-based health and wellness center opened this morning at the Leap Academy University Charter School, in …


Camden health center to serve LEAP students

CAMDEN – A Camden charter school and the Rutgers University-Camden School of Nursing will open a school-based health center Thursday to serve …

Health Care

Gorgeous makeovers by Mariah. Thanks for coming to #GIRLTALKTAKEOVER

Teaching young girls good health & wellness with a little yoga! #GIRLTALKTAKEOVER #beauty #wellness #health #fashion

We're giving young girls an active opportunity to boost confidence & providing a safe community for these girls come forward & feel comfortable being themselves! #girltalktakeover #angelasimmons #kerriberson #girls #beauty #health #wellness

GIRLTALK #takeover II is coming soon! Here's some of the girls from last year's event at Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark NJ #GIRLTALKTAKEOVER

Welcome to Boys &Girls Clubs of Hudson County Hubert's Lemonade! #GIRLTALKTAKEOVER

#GirlTalkTakeover 2014

Some 150 young people in Jersey City engage in 'GIRLTALK'

Roughly 150 girls ages 8 to 16 with the Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County participated Wednesday in “GIRLTALK #takeover,” a national program that …

New Jersey Health System

At RWJBarnabas Health, we are dedicated to serving communities in New Jersey with high-quality and cost-efficient medical care. With hospital …

Girl Talk #Takeover


The freshest face of BET’s 106 & Park, <b>Angela Simmons</b>, continues to use her star power to give back. This week, Rev. Run’s 27-year-old daughter hosted …

Charter Schools Find Smarter Way to Borrow

An extended rally in municipal bonds is helping Gloria Bonilla-Santiago grow the Camden, N.J., charter-school network she founded in 1997.<p>Although charter schools are among the riskiest municipal borrowers, and the city of Camden struggles with poverty and crime, Dr. Bonilla-Santiago was able to …

Charter Schools



Camden students offered full scholarships to Rutgers

They are doing more than thinking about college in Camden, New Jersey.<p>More than 200 students were inducted into a program Tuesday that could offer …

College & University

6 ABC: LEAP Academy Wilson Building Expansion


NBC Philly: LEAP Wilson Building Expansion


CBS Philly: LEAP Wilson Building Groundbreaking


Work Begins on New Facility for a Growing Camden, NJ Charter School

<i>By Cherri Gregg, Cleve Bryan</i><p>CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — A charter school in Camden, NJ today marked the beginning of renovations on an historic building on …

Why parents prefer charters: Letter

What wasn't said in the Oct. 29th story, "N.J. charter schools see smaller percentages of poor and special needs students than districts," was …

Rutgers Professor Pens Memoir Chronicling Triumph over Tragedy

A child of migrant farm workers in Puerto Rico, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago defied family, tradition, and expectations to reach the highest ranks of …

"The Miracle on Cooper Street" by Gloria Bonilla Santiago

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