12-21-18 Education in the News

Asbury Park Press—Shore Manufacturers Scramble to High Schools to Find Workers

Manufacturers and construction companies in New Jersey are beginning to partner more closely with high schools to find workers

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Michael L. Diamond| Asbury Park Press| Dece,ber 21. 2018

 

Education Week--The Heartbreaking Work of Tracking School Shootings

I was in the airport on Feb. 14, preparing to fly to New Orleans when my editor called and told me to get on a plane bound for Miami instead.

A gunman had burst into a high school in Parkland, Fla. We wouldn’t know the number of victims until later, but early reports were enough to convince us that this place we had never heard of—once deemed “the safest city in America”—would soon be central to another round of debates about how to protect students from a mass shooting at school—that rare, yet worst-case scenario.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/12/19/the-heartbreaking-work-of-tracking-school-shootings.html

Evie Blad| December 19, 2018

 

NPR--A Snake, A Sandwich And A Glass Eye: Teachers Share Memorable Gifts From Students

In November, the NPR Ed team asked teachers around the country to share their stories of memorable gifts from students. We received more than 800 responses, ranging from laugh-out-loud funny to touching and thoughtful to just plain weird. Here are a few of our favorites.

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/20/677374785/a-snake-a-sandwich-and-a-glass-eye-teachers-share-memorable-gifts-from-students

Ryan Delaney| December 20, 20181:00 PM ET