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4-29-19 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy Names Acting CEO of Schools Development Authority

Move comes swiftly on resignation of embattled former CEO Lizette Delgado-Polanco

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that Manuel Da Silva will take over as acting head of the Schools Development Authority.

This comes in the wake of former CEO Lizette Delgado Polanco’s resignation Tuesday.

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/04/28/murphy-names-manuel-da-silva-as-acting-ceo-of-schools-development-authority/

NJTV News | April 29, 2019

 

 

NJ Spotlight--Murphy’s Budget Reflects Change In How Pension Obligation Is Calculated

Tweak to actuarial policy provides $100M in breathing room over previous estimate of payment needed to fully fund ailing system

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/04/28/murphys-budget-reflects-change-in-how-pension-obligation-is-calculated/

John Reitmeyer | April 29, 2019

 

 

The Record--Opinion: New Jersey’s Charter School Law Does Need Reform

While the Record’s recent report on New Jersey charter schools was concerning to advocates for charters, the paper was correct.

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fopinion%2Fcontributors%2F2019%2F04%2F27%2Fnew-jerseys-charter-school-law-does-need-reform%2F3590191002%2F

Harry Lee| Special to the USA Today Northeast Network| April 27, 2019

 

Chalkbeat--Lots of American families are struggling with student lunch debt. What’s the solution?

https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2019/04/25/lots-of-american-families-are-struggling-with-student-lunch-debt-whats-the-solution/

Jessica Fu| April 25, 2019

 

 

Education Week--Who Gets Special Education Services? It Depends on Where You Live, GAO Report Finds

About 13 percent of the nation's public school students—close to 7 million children and youth ages 3 to 21—receive special education services through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

But that overall percentage masks dramatic variability at the state level, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, a congressional watchdog agency.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2019/04/special_education_identification_varies_by_state.html

Christina Samuels on April 25, 2019 5:45 PM

 

 

The Hechinger Report--Teachers go to school on racial bias

Boston-area schools are leading a shift toward culturally responsive teaching. Educators say the resulting conversations about race are difficult, uncomfortable — and absolutely necessary

https://hechingerreport.org/teachers-go-to-school-on-racial-bias/

Amadou Diallo| April 29, 2019

 

 


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