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New Jersey’s Future?

The New Jersey Economic and Fiscal Policy Workgroup recently released its report Path to Progress that details certain changes to pensions, retiree health benefits, local governmental services, and business transactions which will, in theory, allow the state to resume fiscal solvency. To say some of these proposals are controversial is quite the understatement; please come here to read a summary of the recommendations and how they might impact you. NJ Spotlight also contains an excellent overview of the contents of this report; here is NJEA’s response to the plan. Contrast this report with Blueprint for Economic Justice and Shared Prosperity from New Jersey Policy Perspective.

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NJ Colleges With Lowest Student Debt (Think NJCU)

According to this article that is based on a third-party site, NJCU still ranks among NJ colleges with the least debt for graduating students.

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Best Public High Schools in New Jersey

Niche has just issued its 2019 report on best high schools in the nation; here is the listing for New Jersey. Did your high school make the grade?

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The Under-35 Movers and Shakers in New Jersey

Here is a listing of the top 100 millennials in New Jersey; they encompass all political parties and represent a wide array of opinions and sectors.

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Does Central New Jersey Exist?

Find out what some luminaries think about this topic; you might also want to check out this article from nj.com.

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Best High Schools in Jersey City, New Jersey, and the Country

The 2018 US News & World Report high school rankings report has just been issued. More than 20,500 high schools, including charters and magnet schools, were evaluated against a set of criteria. Jersey City schools figure in the state rankings with three of the schools attaining medal status with McNair High School ranking 5th in the state and 68th in the nation with a gold medal to prove it. Here is the complete list for New Jersey schools.

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How Did New Jersey Do in the Latest “Nation’s Report Card”?

For those who are interested, you can come here for the state results for grade 4 and grade 8 mathematics; and here for grade 4 and grade 8 results for reading. Highlights on a national level are also accessible.

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