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Interactive Map: Many Poor Kids Still Miss Free Breakfast In NJ

Colleen O'Dea | October 21, 2016 | Maps, Map of the Week

Advocates urge schools to shift to serving meals after the start of school day

Interactive Map: New Jersey’s Cities Remain Mired in Poverty

Colleen O'Dea | October 14, 2016 | Map of the Week
Poverty is a statewide problem, but almost half of NJ’s poor are living in urban centers
October 7, 2016
Former secretary of state has more donors and bigger contributions, adding up to six times the total for her Garden State campaign war chest
September 30, 2016
Most of the money goes to staff salaries, but many spend heavily on mail to constituents in an election year
September 23, 2016
Last year, almost nine of 10 of those eligible were registered, but fewer than two in 10 made it to the polls
September 16, 2016
Nine in 10 residents now are covered. That’s better than the national figure, but it’s unclear what changes in the marketplace might do
September 9, 2016
Staff in regional high school and vocational districts receive highest salaries, while those working in charter schools tend to receive lowest
August 12, 2016
It may seem counterintuitive, but Ivy League Princeton University had the smallest percentage of students in debt and lowest amount of loans, $8,577 per borrower
August 5, 2016
Industry, required to report payments under Affordable Care Act, also gave almost $3M to hospitals in 2015
July 29, 2016
Plummeting property values in Atlantic City, Paterson help push statewide trend into the negative column
July 22, 2016
Lingering economic problems and young women delaying motherhood have been suggested as reasons for the decline in the number of children
July 15, 2016
Beware driving during the ‘100 deadliest days’ of summer
July 8, 2016
State suffers from unhealthy levels of ozone, American Lung Association reports, but air quality overall is slowly improving
July 1, 2016
More than $100,000 separates the wealthiest families with children from the poorest
June 24, 2016
So far, some 10,000 students who did not pass PARCC or an alternative test have submitted a portfolio of their work to meet graduation requirements
June 17, 2016
The state continues to shrug off the effects of the recent recession, but hunger remains all too real in the lives of too many residents
June 10, 2016
Almost all elementary and middle-school students took at least some arts classes in 2014-2015, according to new report
June 3, 2016
In 5th District, a Democrat with no primary opponent has huge war chest for fight against Rep. Scott Garrett in November
May 27, 2016
Even with decline in math and writing scores, NJ still above national average. Reading holds steady.
May 20, 2016
Experts say hot New York City job market draws young people attracted to urban living -- and with few job prospects in the burbs
May 13, 2016
Residents across state mostly see gains in health insurance coverage, with poorest New Jerseyans making significant increases
May 6, 2016
But now that Clinton, Trump appear to have a lock on nominations, actual turnout may take a dip
April 29, 2016
Administrative costs range from a low of 4 percent of the budget in Avalon to nearly 40 percent for Camden’s Freedom Prep Charter School
April 22, 2016
New Jerseyans' total liability in 2013 was $53.9 billion, an average of approximately $16,450 per person or household filing a return
April 15, 2016
Figures for 2015 show that the number of building permits for residential construction continues a downward trend from 2005
April 8, 2016
Size doesn’t always equal dollar amounts; tiny Avalon, in Cape May County, spent almost $64,000 per student -- compared with statewide average of $20,000
April 1, 2016
Only difference between richest and poorest counties is the number of children with blood-lead levels at or above the CDC danger threshold
March 18, 2016
The lead scare in Newark’s public schools has made headlines, but the presence of the toxic metal is a problem statewide
March 11, 2016
Only major cities would see significant boost in funding under Gov. Christie’s proposed budget
March 4, 2016
Governor discusses failed campaign, out-of-state travel, endorsement of Trump, calls for him to quit
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