Tag: Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden

South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted in: Research Highlights
Loneliness and Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in South Jersey

Loneliness and Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in South Jersey

A Rutgers University–Camden research report examines challenges to public health in South Jersey.

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Regional Leaders Named to Rand Institute Advisory Board

Regional Leaders Named to Rand Institute Advisory Board

Three regional leaders have been named to the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers–Camden.

Posted in: Campus Life
2018 South Jerseyan of the Year Award Winners Announced by Senator Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers–Camden

2018 South Jerseyan of the Year Award Winners Announced by Senator Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers–Camden

Three prominent southern New Jersey citizens have been named as recipients of the 2018 South Jerseyan of the Year award.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

By Tom McLaughlin South Jersey’s most economically distressed municipalities receive significantly less state funding assistance than similarly poor municipalities elsewhere throughout the state, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. “This finding suggests that state policymakers should review the formula for how New Jersey municipalities receive […]

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