In late 2017 WRI issued a policy brief on DACA and New Jersey; it was recently cited in the amicus brief filed by the State of New Jersey in the matter of Texas v. United States of America.
As the region, state and nation grapple with how best to address our persistent and growing drug crisis, an understanding of the potential costs and benefits of different approaches should be central to the conversation. WRI is working to provide just that.
The Walter Rand Institute is embarking on an evaluation of the Hansen Foundation’s supportive substance abuse recovery solutions, focusing on the Foundation’s recovery residences.
Based on a 2016 report from Advocates for Children of New Jersey’s, WRI has reviewed and localized data relating to the eight South Jersey counties, revealing a strikingly different profile from the state at large. This publication covers factors based on demographics, economics, health & safety, and early care & education. Read More
This year, the New Jersey Department of Education has replaced the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) with a test from the Partnership for Assessment and Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Our municipal infographics focus on the results of the PARCC test for fourth and eighth graders across all eight of … Continue reading South Jersey PARCC Results for the 2014-2015 School Year…
The United States Census Bureau has issued the 2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. WRI Graduate Assistant Spencer T. Clayton summarizes the data and offers an analysis of what it might mean for communities in South Jersey. Read More