Outdated Technology, Application Backlogs Hinder FamilyCare Enrollment
NJ County welfare offices were not equipped to handle the flood of healthcare applications, requiring the use of paper applications – due, in part, to delays in installing a long-promised computer system. Story via NJSpotlight.
Jefferson Twp. Middle School Wins Verizon App Challenge
For the second year in a row, Jefferson Township Middle School has been selected as an app challenge winner. This year, the students won with their app concept called “Super Science Girl."
Federal Grant Awards $47 Million to NJ-Rejected Offshore Wind Farm Project
A coalition of developers has won a federal grant for up $47 million toward construction of a wind farm off the Atlantic City coast, funds the group hopes will breath new life into a project twice rejected by New Jersey regulators. Via NJ.com by Alexi Friedman of the Star-Ledger.
NJ School Boards Association Updates Recommendations on Social Media
The NJSBA revised its model policy for social media, first developed in 2012, to comply with the state’s new law on social media use in schools.Via NJ.Com and Peggy McGlone/The Star-Ledger
Voices From the First Round of the PARCC Field Tests in New Jersey Schools
As New Jersey switches to online testing, these voices provide feedback on the experience to NJ Spotlight.