Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey are renewing a push to create a new kind of license that would be accessible to immigrants in the United States illegally. The Garden State is also planning to close two youth prisons, and to build two new facilities to house juvenile offenders. Frank Moran, Camden’s new Mayor, foresees a renaissance in the city’s future. A new report offers recommendations for how to overhaul Pennsylvania’s charter school law. A handful of federal lawmakers from our region are pushing a new bi-partisan package of proposals that they hope will stem the nation’s raging opioid crisis. A school in Montgomery County takes a unique approach to teaching students who have experienced trauma.