Christie backing away from Common Core in New Jersey

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced that he’s ordering his state to back away from the Common Core school standards that he once championed but that are hugely unpopular among conservative voters across the country. (more…)

Lakewood Man Ignores School Bus Signs, Caught on Dashcam

In Lakewood a pick-up truck ignored signs of a school bus and passed by while children were getting onto the bus. The incident was caught on a dash-cam yesterday morning at the intersection of E. County Line Road and Apple Street. The Asbury Park Press reports that the owner of the vechile, Alfonso Rodriguez-Rojas, was issued summonses for reckless driving, improper passing, passing a stopped school bus, and driving with a suspended driver’s license.