Research – Lake on “Value Magic”

The urban process encompasses vast structures and practices engaged in creating, extracting, and accumulating value in and from the urban landscape. But what is value and how does it attain its coercive power over urban life? Professor Emeritus Bob Lake explores these questions in his latest work.

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NJSPL – The Future of Educator Performance Assessments in New Jersey

In December 2022, Governor Murphy signed legislation that removes the Educative Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA). In an upcoming project key stakeholders involved in this policy change, including representatives of the educator preparation programs, the state Department of Education, pre-service teachers, and students will be interviewed.

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NJSPL – Aspects of Energy Inequity in New Jersey

New Jersey has reduced its energy consumption and cost in the past two years. But behind these achievements and strides in energy efficiency lies a grim reality—the distribution of costs and benefits within the U.S. energy system is disproportionate, thus creating inequities between people of various income levels and geographical residences.

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