Archive for New Jersey

2017 Report of New Jersey School Bullying/Crimes Released

The formal name of the report is Commissioner’s Annual Report to the Education Committees of the Senate and General Assembly on Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in New Jersey Public Schools, and according to the latest iteration, crime statistics have gone up 5% from the previous year of 2014/15. Bullying is down (16), but other reported crimes are up (9-10). School district data are found in Appendix D (D2+).

 

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New Closings of Kmart and Macy’s Stores in New Jersey

Kmart closings are here; Macy’s closings are listed here (scroll down through the press release).

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2016 International Education Statistics

Open Doors Data from the Institute of International Education provides a plethora of information on international students studying here and their economic impact,  the universities in each state with the highest number of international students (here is New Jersey), places of origin, majors undertaken, enrollment trends; and U.S. students studying aboard along with a whole range of pertinent statistics as well.

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400 Richest People in America – 2016 Edition

Come here to find out a boatload of information on this select group: how many are self-made, how many are women, how many are immigrants. Numerous infographics enhance the utility of this site. And considering recent events, look at this feature on Donald Trump. The full list is here, along with additional biographical profiles. Find out how many of these individuals call New Jersey home. FYI, President-elect Trump is at #156.

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2016 New Jersey Election Results

The results for local races by county are here; congressional districts and ballot questions are here; and how New Jerseyans voted for president are here.

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Why Doesn’t New Jersey Allow Time Off For Voting?

Wouldn’t it be nice if New Jersey allowed people time off to vote like so many other states do? The rules and regulations vary state to state, but at least most of the states make acknowledgements that sometimes the correlation between polling place hours and workers’ hours (and the time spent commuting back and forth to work) present problems for people attempting to vote.

 

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Where to Find Your Polling Place in New Jersey

If you do not know where to go to vote, just enter your address at this site, and it will tell you where your polling place is.

 

 

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