1-11-21 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--State testing for student-learning gaps yet to get local buy-in...' Star Ledger--For N.J. students learning at home, free desks built by volunteers make the grade...'

Asbury Park Press--The rioters, the extremists, the dark history: How do you explain the Capitol insurrection to kids?...'

New York Times--K-12: The Spring Semester to Come...'

Education Week--‘No Going Back’ From Remote and Hybrid Learning, Districts Say...'

The Hechinger Report--Column: As Betsy DeVos steps down, critics hope it is time to put the public back in public education...'

NJ Spotlight--State testing for student-learning gaps yet to get local buy-in

 “Learning loss” is troubling byproduct of the pandemic, but educators and administrators haven’t rushed to be part of state’s assessments

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/01/learning-loss-boe-board-of-education-testing-school-districts-administration/

John Mooney, Education writer | January 11, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--For N.J. students learning at home, free desks built by volunteers make the grade

https://www.nj.com/togethernj/2021/01/for-nj-students-learning-at-home-free-desks-built-by-volunteers-make-the-grade.html

 Rebecca Panico | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jan 09, 4:11 PM; Posted Jan 09, 2:17 PM

 

Asbury Park Press--The rioters, the extremists, the dark history: How do you explain the Capitol insurrection to kids?

Joe Strupp| Asbury Park Press| January 11,2021

 

New York Times--K-12: The Spring Semester to Come

Re-opening debates rage, teachers wait for vaccines and remote learning struggles continue.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/08/us/k-12-the-spring-semester-to-come.html

Amelia Nierenberg and Adam Pasick| Jan. 8, 2021

 

Education Week--‘No Going Back’ From Remote and Hybrid Learning, Districts Say

https://www.edweek.org/technology/no-going-back-from-remote-and-hybrid-learning-districts-say/2021/01

 Benjamin Herold — January 07, 2021 13 min read

 

The Hechinger Report--Column: As Betsy DeVos steps down, critics hope it is time to put the public back in public education

Many want to undo a legacy that favored private schools and market solutions

https://hechingerreport.org/column-as-betsy-devos-steps-down-critics-hope-it-is-time-to-put-the-public-back-in-public-education/

Liz Willen January 8, 2021