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GSCS Statement Condemning Violence Motivated by Race, Ethnicity or Sexual Orientation
In the wake of the recent murder of George Floyd and the many historical and present-day acts of violence against Black men and women, the Garden State Coalition of Schools wants to reaffirm our support of Black Lives Matter and all those who advocate for the changes that will put an end to those tragedies...'
5-19-22 Education in the News
The Record—NJ teacher health plan didn’t deliver promised savings, say districts...' Education Week--4 Steps to Building Your Own School Staffing Pipeline...'

MyCentralJersey.com—Diversifying NJ schools under pressure to add religious holidays. But some say it’s gone too far...'

The Hechinger Report--Decoding the price of college: Complexity of figuring out costs holds students back..."

5-18-22 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Sex ed only one of the curriculum changes for NJ schools...' Star Ledger--N.J. ‘looking at’ how to respond to new COVID surge, Murphy says...'

InsiderNJ--NJEA Hires Cornavaca as Director of Government Relations...'

NY Times--With Plunging Enrollment, a ‘Seismic Hit’ to Public Schools...'

Education Week--Some Districts Return to Mask Mandates as COVID Cases Spike...'

Chalkbeat--‘I’m lucky if I can get him out of bed’: NYC families struggle with school refusal...'

Education Dive--These 5 charts illustrate school finance entering the pandemic...'

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Will textbook bans change how students think?...'

5-17-22 Education in the News
NY Times--Mayor Adams Unveils Program to Address Dyslexia in N.Y.C. Schools...' NPR--These middle school students have a warning about teens and social media...'

Education Week--Grief, Anger, Fear: How Teachers Can Help Students Cope With the Buffalo Shooting...'

Education Dive—Opinion: Big money, big ideas: Will schools seize the day along with the cash?...'

5-16-22 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Sen. Vin Gopal: Transparency is needed to counter sex-education misinformation...'
Star Ledger--Don’t like sex ed? Then opt out. But don’t deny it to other kids    Editorial...'

Press of Atlantic City—Editorial: Our view: Quit dithering, start high schools in NJ later...'

NY Times--New Biden Administration Rules for Charter Schools Spur Bipartisan Backlash...'

NPR--4 high school students talk mental health and how the pandemic changed them...'

Education Week--Schools could get extra time to spend COVID relief on building fixes...'

Edutopia--Districts Make Progress—and Encounter Resistance—as They Update Grading Models...'

5-13-22 Education in the News
Star Ledger--Spend school security money on what actually works, not cops, advocates tell state...'

Education Week--Timeline: How Federal School Accountability Has Waxed and Waned...'

Chalkbeat--‘We need to double down’: After a surge in ninth graders held back, schools step up support...'

5-12-22 Education in the News
Education Dive--Teachers say live instruction better for mitigating learning loss...' NY Times—Op-Ed: What I Want My Kids to Learn About American Racism...'

Chalkbeat--What you should know about Plyler, the case protecting undocumented students’ education rights...'

5-11-22 Education in the News
The Record--State BOE says it won't review sex education standards until NJ attorney general weighs in...' NJ Spotlight--How NJ sex-ed guidelines became national news Education, Politics...'

Education Week--Principals Are Running Scared. Here’s How to Steady Them...'

Education Dive--ESSER spending decisions influenced by changing demands...'

5-10-22 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Sex-ed transparency bill moves ahead Bill would require public posting of sex-ed curriculum...'

Star Ledger--Uproar over N.J. sex ed standards escalates as Senate panel debates proposal...'

Chalkbeat--Why the latest fight about charter rules matters — for schools and education politics...'

Education Dive--Vaping lawsuits regain steam after COVID-19 closures...'

5-9-22 Education in the News
Star Ledger--Superintendent: Adults need to be better role models because children are always watching I Opinion...' Education Week--What Do Top U.S. Companies Think Schools Could Do Better?...'

Chalkbeat--How should the U.S. teach about slavery? Here’s how other countries face their most shameful chapters...'

Education Dive--Ed Department begins review of often misunderstood Section 504 rules...'

5-6-22 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Want to know what schools teach about sex ed? It’s not so easy...' Education Week--4 Strategies to Help Students Manage Cellphone Use in School...'

Education Dive--Inflation, shortages make districts pivot on ESSER spending plans...'

Education Dive--‘Handle With Care’ helps schools address growing student trauma...'

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: It may be time to rethink the emphasis on taking calculus in high school...'

5-5-22 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--State board asserts controversial sex-ed standards are here to stay — for now...' Star Ledger--State school board won’t re-review sex ed standards, two years after approval...'

The Atlantic--The Great Rage Vicious political disagreement is seeping into every corner of life...'

Education Week--The Pool of Future Teachers Is Dwindling. Can It Be Refilled?...'

Chalkbeat--On race and schools, here’s what Americans agree and disagree on...'

Education Dive--LGBTQ students face increasing access barriers to counseling...'

Edutopia--Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia...'

5-4-22 Educaiton in the News
NJ Spotlight--Clash over teaching sex ed, gender identity set for NJ Board of Education...' Star Ledger--N.J.’s largest school district is keeping masks...'

The Record—SDA to pay again in patronage scandal. How much will it cost?...'

InsiderNJ--In Morris, Petition Intensifies Curriculum Debate...'

5-3-22 Education in the News
Jersey Journal—Op-Ed: Learning about others is part of any real education    Quigley...'

The Record   Head of NJ Department of Education Strongly Defends State’s Sex Education Standards...'

Education Week--Concerns Raised Over Reading Recovery’s Long-Term Effects...'

Chalkbeat--Applied for student aid online? Facebook saw you...'

Education Dive--USDA: States can still apply for limited school nutrition waivers...'

The Hechinger Report--What do classroom conversations about race, identity and history really look like?...'

5-2-22 Education in the News
Star Ledger--What our children need in stressful times    Opinion...'
Star Ledger--School bus drivers in N.J. would face more drug testing under proposal...'

Education Week--Students (and Many Adults) Can’t Tell Fact From Fiction Online. Here’s How to Help...'

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