Garden State (NJ)

Parental notification policy shines light on fight over gender, LGBTQ issues in schools

NJ Monitor’s Dana DiFilippo dives deep into the issues playing out in Hanover, NJ, schools and beyond. Hanover approved a parental notification policy re: sexual orientation and gender expression that was targeted with a civil rights complaint by the NJ attorney general’s office. The brouhaha is part of a larger fight playing out in schools in NJ and nationwide over LGBTQ and gender issues in schools.

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South Jersey community honors Holocast survivors and descendants at Yom Hashoah Observance

Hundreds of members of the South Jersey community gathered last night in Cherry Hill for Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust commemoration ceremony that honors survivors of the Nazi effort to exterminate the Jews of Europe during World War II. Hear from descendants of Holocaust survivors and other community leaders in this audio news report from SBN news director Steve Lubetkin.