The most common reason for menopause is the natural decline in a female's reproductive hormones. However, menopause can also result from the following situations:
Oophorectomy: This surgery, which removes a woman's ovaries, causes immediate menopause. Symptoms and signs of menopause in this situation can be severe, as the hormonal changes happen abruptly.
Chemotherapy: Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can induce menopause quickly, causing symptoms to appear shortly after or even during treatment.
Ovarian Insufficiency: Also called premature ovarian failure, this condition is essentially premature menopause. It happens when a woman's ovaries quit functioning before the age of 40 and can stem from genetic factors and disease. Only 1% of women suffer from premature menopause, but HRT can help protect the heart, brain, and bones.
If you're a woman going through menopause and find that you have become increasingly depressed, you're not alone. It's estimated that 15% of women experience depression to some degree while going through menopause. What many women don't know is that depression can start during perimenopause, or the years leading up to menopause.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, especially during perimenopause and menopause. However, if you notice the following signs, it might be time to speak with a physician:
Remember, if you're experiencing depression, you're not weak or broken - you're going through a very regular emotional experience. The good news is that with proper treatment from your doctor, depression isn't a death sentence. And with HRT and anti-aging treatment for women, depression could be the catalyst you need to enjoy a new lease on life.
Hot flashes - they're one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are intense, sudden feelings of heat across a woman's upper body. Some last second, while others last minutes, making them incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable for most women.
Symptoms of hot flashes include:
Typically, hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen. Low estrogen levels negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls body temperature and appetite. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to incorrectly assume the body is too hot, dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow. Luckily, most women don't have to settle for the uncomfortable feelings that hot flashes cause. HRT treatments for women often stabilize hormones, lessening the effects of hot flashes and menopause in general.
Mood swings are common occurrences for most people - quick shifts from happy to angry and back again, triggered by a specific event. And while many people experience mood swings, they are particularly common for women going through menopause. That's because, during menopause, the female's hormones are often imbalanced. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go hand-in-hand, resulting in frequent mood changes and even symptoms like insomnia.
The rate of production of estrogen, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, largely determines the rate of production the hormone serotonin, which regulates mood, causing mood swings.
Luckily, HRT and anti-aging treatments in Ogdensburg, NJ for women work wonders for mood swings by regulating hormone levels like estrogen. With normal hormone levels, women around the world are now learning that they don't have to settle for mood swings during menopause.
Staying fit and healthy is hard for anyone living in modern America. However, for women with hormone imbalances during perimenopause or menopause, weight gain is even more serious. Luckily, HRT treatments for women coupled with a physician-led diet can help keep weight in check. But which hormones need to be regulated?
Lowered sexual desire - three words most men and women hate to hear. Unfortunately, for many women in perimenopausal and menopausal states, it's just a reality of life. Thankfully, today, HRT and anti-aging treatments Ogdensburg, NJ can help women maintain a normal, healthy sex drive. But what causes low libido in women, especially as they get older?
The hormones responsible for low libido in women are progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, causing low sex drive in women. Lower progesterone production can also cause chronic fatigue, weight gain, and other symptoms. On the other hand, lower estrogen levels during menopause lead to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy or loss of muscle tension.
Lastly, testosterone plays a role in lowered libido. And while testosterone is often grouped as a male hormone, it contributes to important health and regulatory functionality in women. A woman's testosterone serves to heighten sexual responses and enhances orgasms. When the ovaries are unable to produce sufficient levels of testosterone, it often results in a lowered sex drive.
Often uncomfortable and even painful, vaginal dryness is a serious problem for sexually active women. However, like hair loss in males, vaginal dryness is very common - almost 50% of women suffer from it during menopause.
Getting older is just a part of life, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the side effects. HRT and anti-aging treatments for women correct vaginal dryness by re-balancing estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When supplemented with diet and healthy living, your vagina's secretions are normalized, causing discomfort to recede.
Uterine fibroids - they're perhaps the least-known symptom of menopause and hormone imbalances in women. That's because these growths on the uterus are often symptom-free. Unfortunately, these growths can be cancerous, presenting a danger for women as they age.
Many women will have fibroids at some point. Because they're symptomless, they're usually found during routine doctor exams. Some women only get one or two, while others may have large clusters of fibroids. Because fibroids are usually caused by hormone imbalances, hysterectomies have been used as a solution, forcing women into early menopause.
Advances in HRT and anti-aging medicine for women give females a safer, non-surgical option without having to experience menopause early. At Global Life Rejuvenation, our expert physicians will implement a customized HRT program to stabilize your hormones and reduce the risk of cancerous fibroid growth.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS, and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Xenoestrogen is a hormone that is very similar to estrogen. Too much xenoestrogen is thought to stimulate endometrial tissue growth. HRT for women helps balance these hormones and, when used with a custom nutrition program, can provide relief for women across the U.S.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies. Ipamorelin can boost a patient's overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life.
When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits. Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Ogdensburg, NJ, we are here to help. The first step to reclaiming your life begins by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation. Our friendly, knowledgeable HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!973-587-8638
SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County officials reported May 24 there were 93 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths.As of May 24 there were a total of 37,927 of COVID-19 in the county, 489 deaths and 35,635 recovered coronavirus patients.May 20 Sussex County Health Department reports:COVID-19 Cases – shows 15% of all cases ages zero to 14 and 69% of all cases ages 25 and older.The county reports 95% of all COVID-19 cases have been reported as “recovered” with 4% “under investigation&rdquo...
SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County officials reported May 24 there were 93 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths.
As of May 24 there were a total of 37,927 of COVID-19 in the county, 489 deaths and 35,635 recovered coronavirus patients.
May 20 Sussex County Health Department reports:
COVID-19 Cases – shows 15% of all cases ages zero to 14 and 69% of all cases ages 25 and older.
The county reports 95% of all COVID-19 cases have been reported as “recovered” with 4% “under investigation” and 1% “deceased.”
COVID-19 Deaths- show no deaths under age 20 and 78% of deaths over the age of 65.
New Jersey the Rt rate was 1.16 as of May 24, 2022. Any number over 1 indicates the virus is spreading. The mortality rate in the state continues to decline as the rate of positive tests is increasing.
In New Jersey had an additional 4,778 coronavirus cases and 21 COVID-19 deaths according to the state department of health.
New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard reported there have been 30,577 deaths and 2,031,890 confirmed positive coronavirus cases on Tuesday mortality rate is 1.50%.
The NJDOH COVID-19 dashboard reported 49 confirmed cases in Sussex County via PCR testing and no deaths.
State officials announced 889 were hospitalized and 94 people have been discharged on Tuesday. Of those in the hospital 693 are in for medical/surgical reasons, 108 are in intensive care and 51 are on ventilators, “deaths excluded.” Data is from 69 of 71 New Jersey hospitals.
According to the New Jersey Department of Health, as of May 24, 2022 there have been 14,501,058 total vaccine doses have been administered to New Jersey residents: 7,809,736 first doses and 6, 700,361 doses/fully vaccinated.
In Sussex County 190,385 doses have been administered as of May 24, 2022 with 104,559 first doses and 93,610 second doses/fully vaccinated.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus resource center, the United States currently has 83,501,455 and 1,002,726 coronavirus deaths. The mortality rate is 1.20%.
Sussex County COVID-19 total number of positive cases and deaths since the county began reporting data through May 24, 2022:
COVID-19 testing in Sussex County is available through local health care facilities and pharmacies. Check their websites for details.
Testing is available:
COVID-19 Test At-Home kits are available
The Sussex County Board of Commissioners has partnered with LabCorp and Vault Health to offer free COVID-19 at-home testing for all of our residents. Please select either saliva or nasal test. You will be asked to provide information about your private health insurance, Medicaid and Medicare coverage, but will not be billed for the tests. Anyone who is not insured must indicate so on the on-line application, but the test still will be completed at no cost.
New Jersey Department of Human Services has launched a hotline for residents who need help coping with stress and anxiety during the health crisis. The hotline is open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. seven days a week- 866-202-4357.
St. Joseph’s Health in Paterson is also providing a free helpline for hearing impaired Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 973-870-0677.
The state COVID-19 hotline can be reached by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253 or text NJCOVID to 898-211.
As repairs continue on a water main leak that triggered a boil-water advisory in nine towns in Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties, New Jersey American Water said it plans to distribute free bottled water on Tuesday.The advisory applies to Clark, Dunellen, Edison (northern sections), Green Brook, Linden, Middlesex, Piscataway, Roselle and South Plainfield....
As repairs continue on a water main leak that triggered a boil-water advisory in nine towns in Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties, New Jersey American Water said it plans to distribute free bottled water on Tuesday.
The advisory applies to Clark, Dunellen, Edison (northern sections), Green Brook, Linden, Middlesex, Piscataway, Roselle and South Plainfield.
Free bottled water will be distributed until 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Piscataway Municipal Complex, 495 Sidney Road and at the PSE&G building at 4000 Hadley Road in South Plainfield. More sites are expected to be added later Tuesday.
While the leak has been mostly contained, water might be discolored, officials said. If that happens, customers should bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow cooling before using.
The water company says boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, preparing foods, mixing baby formula, food, juices or drinks, washing vegetables and fruit, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, and washing dishes until further notice.
After service is fully restored, it might take up to 48 hours for to confirm that water is safe to use without being boiled, American Water said.
The problem arose Monday because of a loss of water pressure from a transmission main leak along Possumtown Road in Piscataway. Customers of New Jersey American Water are being asked to limit water use to essential purposes only.
Edison officials sent out a Nixle alert at about 9:50 a.m. Tuesday to let residents know the boil-water order impacts only parts of the township.
“This advisory is ONLY for customers of NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER. If you receive your water service from the EDISON WATER UTILITY or the MIDDLESEX WATER COMPANY, the boil water advisory does NOT affect you,” the Nixle alert says. “If you are unsure of your water service provider, please check you past billing documents and they will identify your water service provider.”
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The Flip Circus will be coming to the Menlo Park Mall next month and it will feature a troupe of performers who recently fled Ukraine.According to Patch.com, Bingo Troupe is a collection of performers from Ukraine; their story in and of itself is compelling. The troupe isn’t complete: it’s missing most of its male performe...
The Flip Circus will be coming to the Menlo Park Mall next month and it will feature a troupe of performers who recently fled Ukraine.
According to Patch.com, Bingo Troupe is a collection of performers from Ukraine; their story in and of itself is compelling. The troupe isn’t complete: it’s missing most of its male performers as young men of fighting age were not allowed to leave Ukraine.
For some of the members who are performing, just getting to the US was an ordeal. One such performer, Anastasia Blyshchyk, had to walk to Poland after her flight was canceled when the war started in Feb.; she told the Chicago Tribune how she made it,
“Train, after walking on the border, after bus, after train and after taxi,” she said. “This was also winter. You needed to stay outside for a long time and you’re like, OK, I’m gonna be a snowman today!”
According to VOA.com, members of the troupe constantly worry about their families back in Ukraine. "I don't know in which situation they will be next day, next week, next month. I cry about this," says 22-year-old Olga Rezekina, who also fled Ukraine after the invasion began and whose parents and brother live in Odesa.
The troupe is also performing with Circus Vasquez, run by the same family.
You can buy tickets and get more information (but not a lot more) at their website.
Tickets start at $25 (children) and $40 (adults) with senior/military/handicap discounts available.
The circus has traditional acts like trapeze artists.
Tumblers and acrobats are a big part of the circus.
Supposedly, they fit five motorcycles in that globe.
There are no animal acts in the Flip Circus.
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New JerseySaturday, May 28Hopatcong Memorial Day Parade: Hopatcong, N.J.The Hopatcong Recreation Department’s Memorial Day parade starts 10:00 a.m. at the DPW Parking Lot and will end at Veteran’s Field.Flowers for Veterans: Sparta, N.J.Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and Lisa’s Stone Brook Florist will work together to honor the fallen military, late veterans and their spouses interred at the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery ...
Saturday, May 28
Hopatcong Memorial Day Parade: Hopatcong, N.J.
The Hopatcong Recreation Department’s Memorial Day parade starts 10:00 a.m. at the DPW Parking Lot and will end at Veteran’s Field.
Flowers for Veterans: Sparta, N.J.
Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and Lisa’s Stone Brook Florist will work together to honor the fallen military, late veterans and their spouses interred at the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sparta, N.J. from 11 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will place a flower in front of each headstone while quietly reading the inscription and then thanking the person for their service.
Cumberland River Memorial Day Ceremony: Rockaway. N.J.
The annual ceremony starts at 1 p.m., recognizing the Jerseymen who lost their lives crossing the Cumberland River as they returned to their homes during the Civil War.
Sunday, May 29
Highland Lakes Memorial Day Events: Highland Lakes, N.J.
The Highland Lakes Clubhouse Committee’s first breakfast of the summer is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Adults are $9, children ages 3-10 are $6, and children under 3 years are free. Breakfast will be followed by patriotic crafts and fun for kids at 11 a.m. The Memorial Day Observance Ceremony hosted by the Senior Club will also start at 11 a.m.
Monday, May 30
Franklin Memorial Day Parade: Franklin, N.J.
The Sgt. Francis M. Glynn American Legion Post 132’s Memorial Day parade steps off from the Post at 10:30 a.m., proceeding on Rutherford Ave. and Main Street to the war memorial where a service will be held. Legion members will also conduct memorial services at St. Thomas Cemetery in Ogdensburg at 7:30 a.m., at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Franklin 8:30 a.m., and at the North Church Cemetery on Route 94 at 9:15 a.m.
Sparta Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony: Sparta, N.J.
The 47th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, hosted by Sparta VFW Post 7248 and Sparta Township, kicks off at 10 a.m. The parade route starts at East Shore Trail and will continue to the Sparta Library. A ceremony will follow at the end of the parade. Complimentary lunch and drinks will be served at the Sparta VFW afterwards.
Memorial Remembrance Day Ceremony: Budd Lake, N.J.
A remembrance ceremony will be held at the All Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Grounds at Turkey Brook Park from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Honoring Our Heroes at the Memorial Day Parade: Newton, N.J.
The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce’s Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. The parade, which begins at Lower Spring Street and proceeds down Spring Street and Moran Street to Memory Park, honors service men and women while paying tribute to the community’s fallen heroes.
Memorial Day Parade: Wayne, N.J.
The Wayne Township Memorial Day Parade is at 10 a.m., starting at Ramapo Shopping Plaza at corner of Valley Road and Hamburg Turnpike, and ending at Wayne Valley Municipal Building. Attendees are encouraged to line Valley Road to celebrate.
West Milford Memorial Day Parade: West Milford, N.J.
The parade will begin at Veterans Memorial Park. Music will start at 10 a.m., and the parade and ceremony will follow.
Thursday, May 26
Annual Memorial Weekend Carnival: Washingtonville, N.Y.
Washingtonville Knights of Columbus’ Annual Memorial Weekend Carnival at Vern Allen Park kicks off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 and ends on Monday, May 30. Unlimited ride wristbands, food and games will be available for purchase.
Sunday, May 29
Town of Woodbury Memorial Day Parade: Woodbury, N.Y.
The Town of Woodbury Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 1 p.m. and will proceed north on Route 32, pausing at the Summit Ave. Monument in Central Valley at 1:10 p.m., and the Victory Park Monument at 2 p.m.. in Highland Mills to conduct brief Wreath Laying Ceremonies. The parade then continues north to the Cemetery of The Highlands at 2:15 p.m., where it will end with a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veteran’s Monument and Firemen’s Monument.
Monday, May 30
Village of Monroe Memorial Day Parade: Monroe, N.Y.
Formation of the parade will be at Smith’s Clove Park beginning at 12:15pm with step off at 1:30pm. The parade will proceed onto Spring St., turning left onto Mapes Place through the underpass to the Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps Memorial. The Color Guard will present arms, and wreaths will be placed. The parade will then make a right turn at Carpenter Place through downtown Lakes Street, then left onto Route 17M, proceeding to Veterans Memorial Park and the Monroe Cemetery for formal dedication and disbanding.
#TheHonorProject at West Point Cemetery: West Point, N.Y.
The Travis Manion Foundation is recruiting volunteers to lay handcrafted American Flags of Valor coins at West Point Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 30 at 9 a.m. To volunteer, visit donate.travismanion.org/event/2022-thp-west-point-cemetary/e401228
Village of Warwick Memorial Day Parade: Warwick, N.Y.
The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. on Memorial Day at Village Hall on Main Street. It will proceed down Main Street to Oakland Avenue, then to Warwick Ceremony where there will be ceremonies to honor deceased military personnel. After the ceremonies, the parade will reform and proceed to St. Stephen’s Cemetery, where more ceremonies will be held. Then, the parade will continue down Forester Avenue to the Firemen’s Monument for ceremonies held by the Warwick Fire Department. The parade will end in Veterans Memorial Park where there will be refreshments.
Town of Tuxedo Memorial Day Parade: Tuxedo Park, N.Y.
The community parade will step off at 11:30 a.m., beginning at George F. Baker High School, then proceeding north on Rt. 17, stopping at the war memorial outside of the Tuxedo Park gate to lay wreathes. It will then continue to St. Mary’s church for closing ceremonies.
The Tuxedo Park Library 17th Annual Memorial Day Community Picnic: Tuxedo Park, N.Y.
The Tuxedo Park Library observes Memorial Day with their 17th Annual Community Picnic. At the event, a journal will be distributed that commemorates those community members who gave the supreme sacrifice while in service to our country. Picnic, entertainment and activities will be held from 12-2:30 p.m. They include DJ George Carney, a photo booth from Vision Reality 360, balloons by Matt Stevens, children’s crafts with Ms. Kara, food and games for all ages. Jester Jim will entertain all at 12:30 p.m., and raffle drawings for a wide variety of locally donated prizes will begin at 2:00 p.m. For more information on attending this event or purchasing raffle tickets, contact the Tuxedo Park Library at 845-351-2207. The library is located at 227 Route 17, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.
Goshen Memorial Day Parade and Services: Goshen, N.Y.
The Village of Goshen, along with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1708 and American Legion Post 377, is hosting the Goshen Memorial Day Parade and Services. The Memorial Honor Guard services start at 7 a.m. at St. John’s Cemetery, proceeding to various cemeteries along the way. Parade line up begins 10 a.m. on Erie Street. The parade steps off at 11 a.m. Additional services will be held post parade at the Everett Memorial in Church Park.
Monday, May 30
Milford Memorial Day Parade: Milford, Pa.
Milford’s Annual Memorial Day Parade hosted by American Legion Post #139 steps off from Ann Street Park at 10:30 a.m., and continues to the veterans monument on Broad Street, arriving by 10:55 a.m.
Central Park Memorial Day Parade: Honesdale, Pa.
The annual Honesdale Memorial Day Parade commences at 10 a.m. at 5th St. and Main St., and will head north, turning onto 9th St. and ending at Central Park. Central Park Ceremonies will be held at 11 a.m., and ceremonies in Veterans Park start at 12 p.m.
With more than half of teachers reporting significant learning loss With more than half of teachers reporting significant learning loss during the pandemic, but with poorer districts disproportionately affected, WalletHub on Aug. 3 released its report on the Most and Least Equitable School Districts in New Jersey. Ogdensburg made the top slot for most equitable school in the state.To find out where school funding is distributed most equitably, WalletHub scored 540 districts in New Jersey based on two metrics: average household income ...
With more than half of teachers reporting significant learning loss With more than half of teachers reporting significant learning loss during the pandemic, but with poorer districts disproportionately affected, WalletHub on Aug. 3 released its report on the Most and Least Equitable School Districts in New Jersey. Ogdensburg made the top slot for most equitable school in the state.
To find out where school funding is distributed most equitably, WalletHub scored 540 districts in New Jersey based on two metrics: average household income and expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools per pupil.
Alongside this report, WalletHub also released rankings for the states with the most and least equitable school districts. New Jersey has the 9th least equitable school districts in the U.S. overall, but some districts within the state are fairer than others.
Ogdensburg spends $23,110 per pupil and has an average household income in the district of $89,091.
Other schools is Sussex County fared very well. The Frankford Township Consolidated School District ranked sixth out of 540 schools in New Jersey, spending $23,829 per pupil and with an average household income of $85,219.
The Stanhope School District ranked 26th and Wallkill Valley ranked 28th. Stanhope spends $22,178 per pupil and has an average household income in the district of $95,819. Wallkill Valley Regional High School spends $24,635 per pupil and has an average household income of $84,713.
Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School District ranked 30th, spending $24,341 per pupil and with an average household income of $86,364.
Benefits of equitable funding
While the U.S. is one of the most educated countries in the world, it doesn’t provide the same quality elementary school or secondary school education to all students. In many states, more affluent school districts receive a greater amount of funding per student than poorer districts.
“If we make sure that every school district has equitable funding, students in less affluent communities will have a level playing field with students in wealthy districts. As a result, their graduation rates will increase, as will their likelihood to pursue higher education and earn larger incomes,” said Jill Gonzalez, WalletHub analyst.
Discrepancies between the rich and poor have been exacerbated even more this year by the Covid-19 pandemic. Low-income students have suffered the greatest “learning loss” due to partial or total remote learning, she said. One contributing factor is that people in low-income districts are less likely to have the technological resources they need.
States that provide equitable funding to all school districts can help prevent poor students from having lower graduation rates, lower rates of pursuing higher education and smaller future incomes than their wealthy peers. The difference is dramatic.
“College graduates have $524 to $1,112 higher median weekly earnings than people with a high school diploma and no college experience, depending on the degree,” Gonzalez said.
“To support underprivileged school districts in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we should make sure that all schools have the resources they need to provide a robust education in the coming year,” she said. “The pandemic has caused a great amount of learning loss for students, with some months behind where they should be in a normal year. No matter how affluent a school’s community is, it should have enough funding for an effective catch-up year, including tutoring resources for students who have fallen behind.”
To view the full report, visit wallethub.com/edu/e/most-least-equitable-school-districts-in-new-jersey/77108.
The first number after each district is the per-pupil expenditure, and the second is average household income: