This section is designed to offer workspace for those of us interested in trying out new ideas or sharing comments about work in progress. It has several sections.

Working Papers
1. Commissioner's Ad Hoc Advisory Council on Full-Service Community Schools. (l993, commission report)

2. Cutchin, Deborah. "The New Jersey State Re-Development Plan and its Impact on development of School Facilities" (DRAFT), Prepared for the Office of State Planning, (March 1995)

Subject Matter Bulletin Boards

The membership of the Urban Education Consortium is divided into subject matter areas of interest. Below is a list of those areas. Bulletin Boards will be established for each topic area where interest is expressed.

  • Adolescent
  • Adult Literacy
  • Arts and Culture
  • At Risk Youth
  • Buildings and Facilities
  • Career Development
  • Citizen Involvement
  • Collaborations
  • Community Services
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Curriculum
  • Dissemination
  • Drop Outs
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development/Housing
  • Elementary Schools
  • Equity
  • Evaluation
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • Homelessness
  • International
  • Education Leadership Development
  • Local Education Funds (Foundations)
  • Management
  • Middle Schools
  • High Schools
  • Math and Science
  • Mentoring
  • Minority Issues/Diversity
  • Moral Development
  • Parent Involvement Policy
  • Reform School to Work
  • Special Education
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teachers Technology
  • Testing and Assessment Training
  • Violence Prevention
  • Vocational Eduction
  • Writing

  • Issue Specific Chat Rooms

    There are a number of different "hot" issues in both urban education and urban redevelopment. Space here will be provided for persons who which to engage in an interactive dialogue about these issues.

    Legislative Alerts - New Jersey

    This area will be shared with our partners the New Jersey School Boards Association and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Each organization offers legislative alerts regarding pending legislation, hearings, and papers which are of particular interest to our membership.