During his tenure at the Heldrich Center, Kevin Dehmer has provided outstanding leadership, supervising over 25 research and administrative professionals on multi-million-dollar projects aimed at raising the effectiveness of state and federal education, workforce, and social programs.
The New Jersey State Policy Lab held the 2023 Summer Internship presentations at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy on August 17, 2023. The eight summer interns each presented on their subject of research, which covered a range of public policy topics related to education, housing, and public health in the Garden State.
A new New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System report uses state and supplemental federal data sources to demonstrate that higher levels of education have a positive return on investment to the individual, the state, and society.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has recently made headlines by attacking the Walt Disney Company after the company criticized Florida legislation that would severely restrict education in public schools on sexual orientation and gender identity. Central...
Patti O’Brien-Richardson advises educators and advocates for education to keep a finger on the pulse of what engages students by paying attention to how they respond to discussions, to their peers, and to how they are teaching.
Research: Intersections between neoliberal education reform strategies and social justice, urban policy
The authors examine parents, educators, and students are navigating the radically redesigned landscape of school ‘choice.’
The authors advocate for a broader research agenda to examine the roles of parents under regimes of neoliberal education reforms.
Three years ago, the State Board determined that Newark Public Schools had made sustained progress in all five functional areas, and in 2018 the Department collaborated with the district to implement a two-year transition plan to local control. The Department enlisted...
The authors examine the intersections between neoliberal education reform strategies and questions of social justice, community development, and urban policy.
Professor of Public Policy Jocelyn Crowley is the recipient of the 2018 Leslie A Whittington Excellence in Teaching Award bestowed by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The NASPAA Excellence in Teaching Award, first...