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Removing Technology Barriers to Address Health Equity Among Older Adults

2023-02-06T07:55:31-05:00

By Donita Devance, Dr. Diane Hill, and Epiphany Munz. COVID-19 changed the way we communicate and interact globally, while underscoring deep inequities in access to the internet and digital technology, notably among urban-dwelling older adults on fixed low-incomes [...]

Removing Technology Barriers to Address Health Equity Among Older Adults2023-02-06T07:55:31-05:00

A study by Rutgers-Newark says families need to know about new financial aid programs and applying through FAFSA

2023-02-02T13:28:02-05:00

Dr. Robyn Ince, Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative and Research Affiliate of the NJSPL, was interviewed on WBGO 88.3FM regarding the recent case study her team published, in which they interviewed various individuals from Newark to better understand their awareness regarding certain college financial aid programs.

A study by Rutgers-Newark says families need to know about new financial aid programs and applying through FAFSA2023-02-02T13:28:02-05:00

The Future of Educator Performance Assessments in New Jersey

2023-02-02T08:02:37-05:00

By Drew Gitomer, Emily Hodge, and Rachel Garver On December 16, 2022, Governor Murphy signed legislation that removes the Educative Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) as a statewide requirement for teacher certification in New Jersey. The edTPA, adopted by New Jersey in 2016, is an assessment [...]

The Future of Educator Performance Assessments in New Jersey2023-02-02T08:02:37-05:00

How Newark Sees College Aid

2023-01-30T11:30:33-05:00

Inside Higher Ed featured an article about a recent report from the New Jersey State Policy Lab in collaboration with the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies and the Newark City of Learning Collaborative, which interviewed families about their perception and understanding of Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and Garden State Guarantee (GSG) financial aid programs.

How Newark Sees College Aid2023-01-30T11:30:33-05:00

Aspects of Energy Inequity in New Jersey

2023-01-30T08:58:39-05:00

By Tarun Reddy Arasu New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in terms of land area and is the most densely populated state in the United States. Over the past few decades, compounded by rapid industrialization, energy has become one of the essential commodities in modern times, so much so that it has become a [...]

Aspects of Energy Inequity in New Jersey2023-01-30T08:58:39-05:00

Youth Mental Health in New Jersey: Current Status and Opportunities for Support Service Improvement

2023-01-26T08:49:15-05:00

By Karen Lowrie and Brooke Schwartzman. Childhood, particularly adolescence, has always been marked by challenges, as youth learn to navigate the world. But times are changing; youth of today have faced major shifts in societal, environmental, community, familial, and individual spheres [...]

Youth Mental Health in New Jersey: Current Status and Opportunities for Support Service Improvement2023-01-26T08:49:15-05:00

Academic: Social media needs rules

2023-01-25T10:16:04-05:00

In a recent opinion piece on NJ.com, Linda Stamato, co-founder of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, makes a case for why social media platforms should be regulated by the government to combat the spread of misinformation and hate speech.

Academic: Social media needs rules2023-01-25T10:16:04-05:00

15-Minute Neighborhoods:  Lessons from Outside New Jersey

2023-01-23T08:54:49-05:00

By Jon Carnegie, James Kenah, and Maarten Roose. Fifteen-minute neighborhoods provide residents with access to frequent and reliable public transit, parks, schools, gathering places, social services, places to buy healthy fresh food, and other amenities within a comfortable walk or bike ride [...]

15-Minute Neighborhoods:  Lessons from Outside New Jersey2023-01-23T08:54:49-05:00

Literature Review & Policy Menu: How Can the Government Improve New Jersey Families’ Access to Childcare?

2023-01-19T10:08:21-05:00

By Jocelyn Fischer and Debra Lancaster. Childcare is unaffordable for many families.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services deems affordable childcare costs as those that are no more than 7 percent of families’ incomes [...]

Literature Review & Policy Menu: How Can the Government Improve New Jersey Families’ Access to Childcare?2023-01-19T10:08:21-05:00

Property Tax Rates and Quality of K-12 Education in New Jersey Communities

2023-01-17T09:43:35-05:00

by James Barnett New Jersey is consistent in featuring at the top of the ranks for two different variables: effective real estate property tax rates and quality of K-12 education services.[1][2] These, unsurprisingly to most who reside here, are not unrelated in the slightest. Each of New Jersey’s whopping 599 school districts is funded to [...]

Property Tax Rates and Quality of K-12 Education in New Jersey Communities2023-01-17T09:43:35-05:00
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