“It’s a qualified success,” said Joel Cantor, director of the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, which provided data for the review. “Life is more than just not getting hospitalized.”
New Research from Toney: How Extended Family Mental Health Issues Influence Household Portfolio Allocations
According to the authors, mental health issues outside of the nuclear family unit are a unique contributor to household portfolio allocation decisions, and suggest a need to strengthen the safety net that covers mental health issues.
New Research from Rubin et al.: The state takeover of the Camden City District schools and students’ academic performance
In March 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced a state takeover of the Camden City School District. Michael S. Hayes, Julia Sass Rubin & Pengju Zhang examined the changes in students’ standardized test scores before and after the state takeover. Their findings do not support the positive evaluations of the state takeover by NJ political leaders. They discuss what explains the discrepancy between perceptions of the takeover and its actual impact on Camden students.
Research – Rubin “Boiling the Frog Slowly: Reducing Resistance to Neoliberal Education Reform Through Window Dressing Strategies”
New research from Prof. Julia Sass Rubin uses a Camden, NJ case study to examine the playbook of neoliberal education reform policies.
The report adds to the body of evidence around the challenges and opportunities employers and job seekers in the region face.