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6 Reasons New Jersey is No. 5 Among Smartest States in U.S.

6 Reasons New Jersey is No. 5 Among Smartest States in U.S.
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey may be smarter than a lot of states because most residents don’t pay a lot of attention to surveys. But a recent list of the smartest states in America finds New Jersey landing in the top five.

Thestreet.com ranked New Jersey as the fifth smartest state in the United States.

The site based their information on the number of people in each state with bachelor’s degrees, citing information that found people with BAs earning considerably more than those who did not have them. According to thestreet,com, 34.5 percent of New Jersey’s population has earned a bachelor’s degree. And the average SAT score for New Jerseyans was 1521.

 

5 Reasons New Jersey Wants New Valentine’s Day

5 Reasons New Jersey Wants New Valentine’s Day
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Temperatures were in the 80s the past two days, but do you remember the winter of 2013-2014? Snow was all around us, and conditions were frigid for most of the winter, ...

Students Get Amnesty for Nude Selfies

Students Get Amnesty for Nude Selfies
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Another trend involving cell phone pictures has reached a second New Jersey school, and this one has potentially dangerous implications.

The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional...

2014 NYC Zombie Bar Crawl: Reporting

2014 NYC Zombie Bar Crawl: Reporting
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A relatively new New York tradition, the NYC Zombie Crawl, claims they are mainly concerned with the rejuvenation of the living dead by feasting upon human flesh.

Okay. ...

50 Nominees For NJ Hall of Fame: Cast Your Vote

50 Nominees For NJ Hall of Fame: Cast Your Vote
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Many people who were born or have lived in New Jersey have made valuable contributions to society.

The New Jersey Hall of Fame honors those among us who have made such a...

Teacher Appreciation Deals For Our Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Deals For Our Teachers
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Some estimates say there are over 3 million teachers in the United States, and they often go beyond their means to pass along knowledge to countless students.

While some...

5 Reasons Common Core State Standards Rob Children of Their Childhoods

5 Reasons Common Core State Standards Rob Children of Their Childhoods
BY BRETT POUSER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

“Education reform is destroying childhood as we know it at both home and school,” said Eric Sheninger on his blog at huffingtonpost.com. Sheninger, Principal at New...

New Jersey Blacklisted by National Geographic?

New Jersey Blacklisted by National Geographic?
BY IZZY TEKMEN
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Of places to be banned by National Geographic, controversial nations like Syria, Iran, Cuba Sudan and North Korea come to mind. But what about the American state of ...

What Really Caused Paterson Cat’s Brutal Abuse?

What Really Caused Paterson Cat’s Brutal Abuse?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

In New Jersey, animals were abused by children or parents in 50 of 57 incidents of child abuse. You wonder where the kind of behavior comes from.

A male cat was beaten w...

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