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GSCS Statement on Black Lives Matter
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...'
12-4-20 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight News--Some NJ school districts fight to keep in-person instruction...' Star Ledger--N.J. superintendent scolds parents for keeping quiet about kids with COVID-19, holiday travel...'

Star Ledger--N.J. county considers consolidating all 14 of its school districts into 1...'

NPR--5 Things We've Learned About Virtual School In 2020...'

Education Week--How Teachers' Unions Are Influencing Decisions on School...'

Education Week--CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Periods. Here's What That Means for Schools...'

Education Dive--Survey: Low-income families struggle more with remote ed...'

The Hechinger Report--Rundown schools forced more students to go remote...'

12-3-20 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Stay open, go remote or in between? Murphy argues for in-person instruction...' NJ Spotlight--Your school district’s latest plans for remote, in-person or hybrid learning...'

Star Ledger--At least 285 kids and school staff caught COVID-19 at school, new state stats show...'

Philadelphia Inquirer--Schools with coronavirus cases could be forced to close on short notice under new Pa. rules...'

Education Week--CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Periods. Here's What That Means for Schools...'

Education Dive--Schools get creative to enroll, retain youngest students during pandemic...'

12-2-20 Education in the News
Star Ledger—N.J. says all schools should consider remote learning, but these say they want to stay open...' Asbury Park Press-- Op-Ed: Why NJ schools should stay open: COVID safety steps work, mental health is at risk...'

NY Times--Pantyhose and Trash Bags: How Music Programs Are Surviving in the Pandemic...'

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)-Could Biden Find a Middle Path on Student Testing During the Pandemic?...'

Chalkbeat--Did students fall behind this spring? Yes, but not as much as feared, new data shows...'

Education Dive--Fall assessments to gauge 'COVID slide' may be skewed. Can school districts use them?...'

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: To the rescue — The schools we need now are community schools...'

12-1-20 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Gov. Murphy says no statewide school closures as more districts go remote...' Star Ledger--UPDATE: Indoor school sports ban applies to N.J. games, practices, even adult rec leagues...'

The Record--Governors are downplaying the COVID risk in schools, say teacher unions...'

NY Times--Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children First...'

NPR--'Some Good News': Student Reading Gains Are Steady, While Math Slows Down...'

Education Dive--Fall assessments to gauge 'COVID slide' may be skewed. Can school districts use them?...'

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The Special Education Task Force Report was released  in November 2015. GSCS, a Task Force member,  looks forward to discussion on this important topic under the Murphy administration.  See below for a link to the report.

RELATED LINKS
Final Report of NJ Task Force on Improving Special Education for Public School Students

 

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