Where’s Does NJCU Rank in the Latest “Washington Monthly” College Rankings?

See where NJCU is ranked in the Master’s Universities category by state and what institutions we outrank in New Jersey; you can also sort the Master’s Universities category by numerical rank and name. The entire College Guide, covering many more groupings, is here while explanations of methodologies and other features are also available.

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World University Rankings 2015

Find out where your alma mater places on this list of the top 1000 universities in the world. You can also search by specific countries; the methodology employed is available as well.

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Documents of United States Relations With Cuba

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Photos of Jersey City’s Parks Over Time

More than 60 photos, courtesy of The Jersey Journal, are online for your perusal.

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A New Master Plan for New Jersey Higher Education?

Recent newsworthy activities at Kean, Montclair and Stockton universities, along with a seemingly endless proliferation of duplicative programs across the state, have resulted in a bill (S 2165) passed by both legislative houses that “Requires Secretary of Higher Education to adopt new comprehensive master plan within six months and every seven years thereafter.” An editorial from The Bergen Record should also be perused.

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2014/15 Teacher Evaluations By District/School

In June, the state had released a report detailing the effectiveness of teachers; many were disappointed that the numbers were reported in the aggregate. Now, an interactive evaluation database has been produced (thanks to NJ Spotlight) that results in ratings being broken down to the school district/school level. The data is alphabetically arranged by the name of the district; the school breakdowns then follow. At the end of each district’s evaluation you can find a total numbers for the district as a whole. (N.B. Principal numbers are included as well). You can also do a search for a school district rather than scroll through the almost 3000 entries. Some of the results have been suppressed, in some cases making information impossible to ascertain; the explanation for that is here.

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Full Text of Iran Nuclear “Deal”

Here it is. And what does it mean? For those answers, try: CNN; Issue Guide: Iran Nuclear Talks (Council on Foreign Relations); 6 Things You Need To Know About the Iran Nuclear Deal (NPR); Iran Profile (Nuclear Threat Initiative); and the White House. Also, read the Iran Deal in 200 Words from The New York Times and the Triumph of Nuclear Diplomacy from the International Crisis Group, ranked among the top think tanks in the world.

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