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4-10-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Delayed Tax-Filing Deadline for NJ About to Become Law as State Budget Is Getting ‘Crushed’

New Jersey has yet to follow other states by disclosing an estimate of revenue losses

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/04/delayed-tax-filing-deadline-for-nj-about-to-become-law-as-state-budget-is-getting-crushed/

John Reitmeyer | April 10, 2020 | Budget, Coronavirus in NJ

 

NJ Spotlight--NJ Lawmakers Plan Task Force, Impact of COVID-19 on Education

Proponents look to cast wide net, want stakeholders to include administrators, teachers, families of students — even school nurses

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/04/nj-lawmakers-plan-task-force-impact-of-covid-19-on-education/

John Mooney | April 10, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

Star Ledger--Will N.J. schools reopen this year? And other burning education questions tackled.

 Schools are among the most structured institutions in society, what with the grades that judge how students are performing to the bells that summon them to and from class.

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/04/will-schools-reopen-this-year-and-other-burning-education-questions-tackled.html

Riley Yates | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 09, 2020; Posted Apr 09, 2020

 

 

Jersey Journal--Get tech to kids who need it | Jersey Journal editorial

A cruel fact of the coronavirus pandemic is that while the virus itself doesn’t discriminate, the crisis does.

We’ve all seen reports showing greater concentrations of positive test results in poorer communities and less ability in those communities to shelter at home.

Another area where poorer people are lagging behind is distance learning.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/04/get-tech-to-kids-who-need-it-jersey-journal-editorial.html

Jersey Journal Editorial| Updated Apr 09, 2020; Posted Apr 09, 2020

 

 

Education Week--School Closures May Go Into the Fall If Coronavirus Resurges, State Chiefs Warn

Top education officials in two states warned this week that schools may have to continue online education in the fall if the spread of the coronavirus continues or resurges.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/04/coronavirus-school-closures-extend-fall-fauci.html

Evie Blad on April 8, 2020 4:07 PM

 

 

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Survey Finds Many Parents Shrug Off Coronavirus' Impact on Learning

A new national survey found that a slight majority of parents —51 percent—responding last week said they were "not concerned at all" or "not too concerned" about the negative impact that the coronvirus pandemic might have on their children's education.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/04/many-parents-coronavirus-impact-learning-shrug-off.html

Andrew Ujifusa on April 8, 2020 4:41 PM

 

 

 


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