Bergen County

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  • Social Injustice In Bergen County

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    Education Level In Bergen County, there are 78 school districts and three charter schools (“At a Glance”, 2016, p. 9). The education level in Bergen County is relatively higher than in other counties in New Jersey. In 2014, around 28.9 percent of the population ages 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree. Meanwhile, around 25 percent are high school graduates (“Educational Attainment”, n.d., p. 1-2). Housing As stated earlier, Bergen County is a relatively wealthy county. Being that the income

  • Bergen County Migration Analysis

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    Introduction Bergen County is located in Northern New Jersey and is part of the New York Metropolitan area. The community of Bergen County in New Jersey is very large. In fact, it is the largest county in New Jersey. As of 2014, the population in Bergen County was 920,456 (“ACS Demographic”, n.d, p. 1). The governmental center of the county is the town of Hackensack where you can find many governmental services. Bergen County is considered to be populated by well-off individuals. As a matter of

  • The Hackensack Water Works Museum

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    I do not remember moving to this town, I was too young. I have lived here all my life. My parents moved to the town of Oradell so I could go to a good school and live in a nice house. They bought the cheapest house in Bergen County at the time, since it was all they could afford. They let me pick which bedroom I wanted, and although I do not remember saying this, I chose my room because it was the only bedroom with a view of the Oradell Reservoir from the window. My dad got a ‘fishing key’ from the

  • Importance Of Community College Oss

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    Alison Mahfouz Bergen Community College 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 Ciarco Campus: 355 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Lyndhurst Campus:1280 Wall Street West, Lyndhurst, NJ 070701 Jennifer E. Flynn, M.A., Coordinator,, Office of Specialized Services, Room L-119 B,Tel: (201) 493-3778 Two-year community college The OSS services about 10% of the student population. Accommodations may include one or more of the following:Extended Time for Test Taking, Use of Calculator

  • BCA Application on Being a Doctor

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    myself and all of the other patients suffering in the waiting queue, I asked myself, why could not I become a doctor and help myself and all those in need? Since then, becoming a doctor is part of my dream. Around the age of ten, I discovered the Bergen County Academies through many references

  • Community Crime Profile Survey Essay

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    Community Crime Profile Survey with Questions      The small community of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ is the one square mile home to a comparatively tiny population of approximately 7,600 people, including myself. I live on a residential street of this small suburban town where a great threat of danger and harm has never really been associated with its name. The crime rate on the crime index is a minute 35.6 when compared to the U.S. average of 330.6. In the year

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

  • Texas Politics Essay

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    the state of Texas. Texas has 254 counties, the most of any state. Each county is governed by a five-member Commissioners Court, which consists of a County Judge (elected at-large) and four Commissioners (elected from single-member precincts). The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court, s/he has one vote along with the other Commissioners. In smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties his/her role is limited to the Court

  • General-Purpose State Governments

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    governmental functions, and counties, municipalities, and towns and townships all fall into this category. Special purpose local governments generally focus on a specific purpose and one function. Best known of these are the school districts. Regardless of name, it is state government that gives local governments of all types their legal life. Counties were created to function as appendages of the state, but modernization and population growth have put pressures on counties