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4-1-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Can N.J.'s best teachers make virtual learning work? Here’s how they’re trying.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/04/can-njs-best-teachers-make-virtual-learning-work-heres-how-theyre-trying.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Today 6:30 AM

 

Star Ledger--N.J. school district switches to pass/fail grading because of the coronavirus

Students in one New Jersey school district will receive only pass/fail grades for the remainder of the school year in response to the coronavirus pandemic’s unprecedented impact on education.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/03/nj-school-district-switches-to-passfail-grading-because-of-the-coronavirus.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 31, 2020; Posted Mar 31, 2020

 

Washington Post (via Philadelphia Inquirer)-FBI issues warning about ‘hijacking’ of online classes by intruders after schools report serious disruptions

The FBI just issued a warning to the public about the "hijacking" of online classrooms and teleconferences after it received reports of disturbances by people shouting racist and threatening language and displaying hate messages.

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-zoom-fbi-hijacking-20200331.html

Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, Updated: March 31, 2020- 3:59 PM

 

Education Week--How to Teach Social-Emotional Learning When Students Aren't in School

Tens of millions of students are dealing with massive upheaval to their educations and daily lives with their schools shuttered indefinitely to thwart the spread of the coronavirus.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/03/30/how-to-teach-social-emotional-learning-when-students.html

Arianna Prothero| March 30, 2020

 

Education Week--The Lost Senior Year: Credits, Proms, Sports All in Jeopardy

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/03/30/the-lost-senior-year-credits-proms-sports.html

Sarah D. Sparks| March 30, 2020

 

Education Dive--States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

More states are offering flexibilities around elective and even core credits to ensure seniors get their diplomas and move on to college despite closures.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/states-ease-graduation-requirements-as-coronavirus-closures-extend/575172/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| March 31, 2020

 

 


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