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Case Study Release: Parents and Students’ Perceptions of the CCOG and GSG

2022-11-22T07:40:41-05:00

By Elisabeth Kim, Ph.D., Bernard Lombardi, Ph.D., and Robyn Ince, Ed.M. The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University-Newark are working in partnership with the New Jersey State Policy Lab [...]

Case Study Release: Parents and Students’ Perceptions of the CCOG and GSG2022-11-22T07:40:41-05:00

Assessing Pre- and Post-Pandemic School Staffing Changes in New Jersey

2022-10-26T15:36:33-04:00

By Maia de la Calle Pandemic-related school closures posed several challenges to students and their families, including learning losses, adverse socioemotional and mental health outcomes, and food insecurity. The pandemic and associated school closures also negatively impacted educators; they rapidly had to adjust their instructional models to fit remote learning. These changes in instruction practices, [...]

Assessing Pre- and Post-Pandemic School Staffing Changes in New Jersey2022-10-26T15:36:33-04:00

College and University Administrators’ Perceptions of the CCOG and GSG

2022-10-21T16:42:31-04:00

by Elisabeth Kim, PhD, Bernard Lombardi, PhD, and Robyn Ince, Ed.M. The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University-Newark are working in partnership with the New Jersey State Policy Lab to explore the implementation and impact of Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and Garden [...]

College and University Administrators’ Perceptions of the CCOG and GSG2022-10-21T16:42:31-04:00

Equal Access to STEM Pathways? A Closer Look at Science Course-taking Trends in New Jersey’s High Schools

2022-10-21T19:48:13-04:00

by Vandeen Campbell Freshman Year Science Course-taking in NJ, 2016-2019 Note: The total number of schools and students represented in each chart panel varied slightly each year. In 2019-20, 58 high schools (total 9th grade enrollment: 13,797) were segregated by both race and poverty. 41 high schools were segregated by poverty only (9th grade enrollment: [...]

Equal Access to STEM Pathways? A Closer Look at Science Course-taking Trends in New Jersey’s High Schools2022-10-21T19:48:13-04:00

Understanding Awareness and Impact of the Community College Opportunity Grant and the Garden State Guarantee in Newark, NJ

2022-10-21T16:31:29-04:00

By Elisabeth Kim, Ph.D., Bernie Lombardi, Ph.D., and Robyn Brady Ince, Ed.M. The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University-Newark are working in partnership with the New Jersey State Policy Lab to explore the implementation and impact of Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and [...]

Understanding Awareness and Impact of the Community College Opportunity Grant and the Garden State Guarantee in Newark, NJ2022-10-21T16:31:29-04:00

Examining Discipline Disparities in New Jersey’s High Schools

2022-10-21T16:29:36-04:00

By Elisabeth Kim, Ph.D. and Jamelia Harris, Ph.D. Background and National Trends There is substantial evidence that documents the profound and adversarial consequences of the overreliance on exclusionary discipline practices such as suspensions and expulsions on students' school and life outcomes. For example, research shows how removing students from the classroom for disciplinary purposes negatively [...]

Examining Discipline Disparities in New Jersey’s High Schools2022-10-21T16:29:36-04:00

The New Jersey High School Experience: Differences in Freshman Year Science Course-taking

2022-10-21T16:20:44-04:00

Vandeen Campbell, Ph.D. It is well established that careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields tend to offer higher wages (Carnevale, Cheah, & Hanson, 2015). Further, individuals who begin engaging in standard and advanced STEM coursework early in high school are more likely to pursue STEM majors in college (Enberg & Wolniak, 2013). [...]

The New Jersey High School Experience: Differences in Freshman Year Science Course-taking2022-10-21T16:20:44-04:00

The New Jersey High School Experience: Opportunities for High-leverage Mathematics Course Taking

2022-10-21T16:15:51-04:00

Elisabeth Kim, Ph.D. and Vandeen Campbell, Ph.D. Mathematics has long been considered essential to success in secondary and post-secondary education and in a labor market increasingly reliant on 21st century skills (Aughinbaugh, 2012; Kim et al., 2015). Furthermore, an understanding of complex math and problem-solving skills such as algebra is critical to citizenship in a democratic [...]

The New Jersey High School Experience: Opportunities for High-leverage Mathematics Course Taking2022-10-21T16:15:51-04:00

Digital Equity for K-12 Students

2022-10-21T16:12:40-04:00

By Stephanie Holcomb, Jessica Cruz-Nagoski, Andrea Hetling, Gregory Porumbescu, Vishal Trehan The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the important role efforts to promote digital access, literacy, and skills play in promoting a more equitable society. This lesson is perhaps most apparent for education, where many of the nation’s children and educators were forced into virtual schooling [...]

Digital Equity for K-12 Students2022-10-21T16:12:40-04:00
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