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Treating Substance Use Disorders in New Jersey Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Michele Calvo, MPH

2024-05-20T09:20:30-04:00

By Kylie Davidson, Cadence F. Bowden, Elizabeth Mascone, Hannah Shepherd, Stephen Crystal. Emergency departments play a critical role in the continuum of care for opioid use disorder, and New Jersey has enacted a range of initiatives and interventions [...]

Treating Substance Use Disorders in New Jersey Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Michele Calvo, MPH2024-05-20T09:20:30-04:00

Report Release: Can Reducing Learning Costs Improve Public Opinion of Means-Tested Benefit Programs?

2024-05-16T09:02:46-04:00

By Gregory Porumbescu, Stephanie Walsh, and Andrea Hetling. Means-tested public benefit programs, such as SNAP, are intricate and subject to a large number of rules and eligibility requirements. The high learning costs associated with these programs [...]

Report Release: Can Reducing Learning Costs Improve Public Opinion of Means-Tested Benefit Programs?2024-05-16T09:02:46-04:00

May 13, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-05-14T10:44:44-04:00

Education Snowballing Effects of FAFSA Processing Delays - The problematic rollout of a new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form – Better FAFSA – has caused a snowball effect on higher education enrollment. The simplified form is intended to improve completion rates, yet a delayed start, slow processing, and lingering errors have had the opposite [...]

May 13, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-05-14T10:44:44-04:00

The Opportunities and Anxieties of Policy Change: How Educator Preparation Programs Reorganize to Adopt New Teacher Performance Assessments

2024-05-13T09:15:48-04:00

By Rachel Garver, Drew Gitomer, and Emily Hodge. Policy change may bring benefits and burdens to organizations charged with implementation. When New Jersey removed the requirement to use edTPA as a teacher performance assessment [...]

The Opportunities and Anxieties of Policy Change: How Educator Preparation Programs Reorganize to Adopt New Teacher Performance Assessments2024-05-13T09:15:48-04:00

Addressing the Emotional Well-Being Void: Insights from School Nurses

2024-05-09T09:07:53-04:00

By Irina B. Grafova, Pamela B. de Cordova, Jennifer Polakowski, and Jessica Anderson School nurses are responsible for student health and well-being. We piloted our survey among a sample of school nurses and found [...]

Addressing the Emotional Well-Being Void: Insights from School Nurses2024-05-09T09:07:53-04:00

May 6, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-05-07T10:52:11-04:00

Cannabis Appellate Court Affirms NJ Recreational Cannabis Law May Coexist with Federal Law - A New Jersey Appellate Court ruled on May 1 that state laws enabling recreational cannabis sales may coexist with federal law. Residents of Highland Park, NJ, challenged two 2021 ordinances allowing cannabis retail, lounges, and delivery services in the borough, arguing the [...]

May 6, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-05-07T10:52:11-04:00

How to ensure that Biden’s environmental and labor regulations survive

2024-05-06T11:42:15-04:00

The Briden administration has released a series of new regulatory changes in the past month, including labor and environmental regulations. NJSPL Principal Investigator Dean Stuart Shapiro discusses how these regulations may have the ability to endure past this first presidential term in his latest op-ed from The Hill.

How to ensure that Biden’s environmental and labor regulations survive2024-05-06T11:42:15-04:00

Report Release: Senior Connect: A Community-Engaged Approach to Promote Digital Equity for Older Adults

2024-05-02T08:56:11-04:00

By Diane Hill, Ph.D., Donita Devance, MCRP, and Epiphany Munz, B.A. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way that we communicate and interact as a society. Importantly, it highlighted the need for digital literacy [...]

Report Release: Senior Connect: A Community-Engaged Approach to Promote Digital Equity for Older Adults2024-05-02T08:56:11-04:00

NJ’s property tax rate leads the country. Where does your town stand?

2024-05-06T11:28:16-04:00

A new article in NorthJersey.com cited a report published R/ECON and the New Jersey State Policy Lab examining influences to New Jersey's municipal tax rates.

NJ’s property tax rate leads the country. Where does your town stand?2024-05-06T11:28:16-04:00
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