4-13-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Governor Emphasizes How New Jersey Is Using Data to Fight the Coronavirus

Decisions in NJ’s battle against pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy writes, are based on data that allows measurement of ‘when, and where, our efforts are working’


Gov. Phil Murphy | April 13, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Opinion


Star Ledger--Pennsylvania will keep schools closed because of coronavirus. NYC is trying to. What about N.J.?


Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 11, 9:03 PM; Posted Apr 11, 6:45 PM



Star Ledger--Prom in July and drive-by graduation? N.J. schools make coronavirus contingency plans.

New Jersey high schools have started making alternate plans for proms and graduation ceremonies as the coronavirus pandemic continues. https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/04/prom-in-july-and-drive-by-graduation-nj-schools-make-coronavirus-contingency-plans.html

Chris Ryan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Updated Apr 10, 2020; Posted Apr 10, 2020


NPR--Teaching Without Schools: Grief, Then A 'Free-For-All'

They thought they'd have more time, teachers say. Many couldn't even say goodbye.


 Cory Turner, Elissa Nadworny, Diane Adame| April 11, 20207:01 AM ET


Chalkbeat--Present or absent? With schools closed, some districts stop tracking attendance, while others redefine it


Kalyn Belsha, Matt Barnum| April 12, 2020