1-13-21 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--Citing pandemic, Murphy alters teacher evaluations...' Star Ledger--N.J. schools would teach lessons in diversity under bill headed to governor...'

Press of Atlantic City--NJSIAA to announce results of vote on constitutional change to allow football state championship games...'

Patch (Brick, NJ)--Judge Orders NJ Education Department To Turn Over S2 Algorithm...'

NPR--Amid Surges, Teachers Line Up For Their Vaccines...'

Education Week--Will New COVID-19 Strains Mean More Cases in Schools? An Explainer...'

Chalkbeat--COVID cases among teachers appear to be rising. What does that mean?...'

NJ Spotlight--Citing pandemic, Murphy alters teacher evaluations

Change, which governor says is necessitated by extraordinary school year, was backed by NJEA

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/01/nj-murphy-njea-teacher-evaluations-sgo-pandemic/

John Mooney, Education writer | January 13, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

Star Ledger--N.J. schools would teach lessons in diversity under bill headed to governor

The Legislature has sent the governor a bill mandating diversity and inclusion be taught in grades kindergarten through 12.bn

https://www.nj.com/politics/2021/01/students-in-nj-would-take-courses-in-diversity-under-bill-headed-to-governor.html

Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jan 12, 2021; Posted Jan 12, 2021

Press of Atlantic City--NJSIAA to announce results of vote on constitutional change to allow football state championship games

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/sports/high-school/njsiaa-to-announce-results-of-vote-on-constitutional-change-to-allow-football-state-championship-games/article_7dd179dd-0b7f-5c84-ae0b-836f409b1a10.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1

Mike McGarry | January 13, 2021

Patch (Brick, NJ)--Judge Orders NJ Education Department To Turn Over S2 Algorithm

The algorithm is at the heart of the arguments over how New Jersey determined districts' aid and local fair share of property tax burden.

https://patch.com/new-jersey/brick/judge-orders-nj-education-department-turn-over-s2-algorithm

Karen Wall| January 11, 2021

NPR--Amid Surges, Teachers Line Up For Their Vaccines

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/13/955602188/amid-surges-teachers-line-up-for-their-vaccines

Anya Kamenetz| January 13, 20215:00 AM ET

Education Week--Will New COVID-19 Strains Mean More Cases in Schools? An Explainer

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/will-new-covid-19-strains-mean-more-cases-in-schools/2021/01

Sarah D. Sparks January 11, 2021

Chalkbeat--COVID cases among teachers appear to be rising. What does that mean?

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/1/12/22227990/covid-teachers-school-reopening

Matt Barnum Jan 12, 2021, 7:19pm EST