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After-School Programs and Students’ Academic Behavior in New Jersey: Current Situation and Future Development

2023-09-18T09:52:23-04:00

By Xiao Liang After-school programs in the United States can be traced back to the late 19th century, developed from historical changes in children’s participation in the labor force market, the introduction of formal schooling [...]

After-School Programs and Students’ Academic Behavior in New Jersey: Current Situation and Future Development2023-09-18T09:52:23-04:00

The Times They are a Changin​​​’​​​ – Shifts in Teacher Education Assessment Policy​​​​​ 

2023-08-11T15:04:51-04:00

By Emily Hodge, Rachel Garver, and Drew Gitomer. What happens on the ground ​​​​when years of strong state control and authority over teacher licensure is suddenly minimized?  In what ways do local educational institutions change and maintain practices [...]

The Times They are a Changin​​​’​​​ – Shifts in Teacher Education Assessment Policy​​​​​ 2023-08-11T15:04:51-04:00

Many Paths, One Future: New Jersey’s Commitment to Higher Education Attainment

2023-07-13T11:06:10-04:00

By Nichole M. Garcia, Ph.D. To fuel the U.S. economy, a high school diploma is no longer enough in terms of educational attainment. The Lumina Foundation projects that more than 60 percent of adults in the U.S. need a college degree or credential of value beyond a high school diploma. The Lumina Foundation reported that [...]

Many Paths, One Future: New Jersey’s Commitment to Higher Education Attainment2023-07-13T11:06:10-04:00

New Jersey Snapshot: Rising Population Yet Declining School Enrollments

2023-07-06T11:57:17-04:00

By James Barnett Declining enrollment is an issue that has plagued schools across America for the greater part of the last decade. While various factors are likely to be at fault, declining birth rates, especially in states that encompass portions of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, are one large factor leading to the phenomenon. In [...]

New Jersey Snapshot: Rising Population Yet Declining School Enrollments2023-07-06T11:57:17-04:00

Report Release: Youth Mental Health in New Jersey: Current Status and Opportunities for Improved Services

2023-08-07T12:21:24-04:00

By Karen Lowrie and Brooke Schwartzman. Teens of today have faced major shifts in societal, environmental, community, familial, and individual spheres, heightened by racial and school-based violence and the COVID-19 pandemic, creating challenges [...]

Report Release: Youth Mental Health in New Jersey: Current Status and Opportunities for Improved Services2023-08-07T12:21:24-04:00

Do New Jersey High Schools Have STEM Focus? Piloting New Measures

2023-06-12T07:06:49-04:00

By Vandeen Campbell High schools’ focus on STEM is a key feature of the ongoing study of the relationship between science course sequences, college enrollment, and pursuing STEM fields for students in New Jersey. Alongside the question of what types of science course sequences are predictive [...]

Do New Jersey High Schools Have STEM Focus? Piloting New Measures2023-06-12T07:06:49-04:00

Report Release: The Impact of Eliminating Adjustment Aid for School Districts in New Jersey

2023-08-07T12:20:21-04:00

By Michael S. Hayes. In 2018, New Jersey implemented the S-2 bill, which aimed to reduce adjustment aid to school districts in the state. The objective of this policy was to end a practice of “overfunding” school districts, which had it not been for the adjustment aid [...]

Report Release: The Impact of Eliminating Adjustment Aid for School Districts in New Jersey2023-08-07T12:20:21-04:00

Insights on Ageism, Health Care, and the Digital Divide 

2023-05-05T15:57:33-04:00

By Epiphany Munz, Donita Devance, and Diane Hill, Ph.D. The World Health Organization (WHO) published the Global report on ageism to call attention to the discrimination that older adults face, along with recommendations for a framework to reduce its adverse effects, explaining “ageism pervades many institutions and sectors of society, including those providing health and [...]

Insights on Ageism, Health Care, and the Digital Divide 2023-05-05T15:57:33-04:00
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