|4-15-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--How COVID-19 Has Changed the College Admissions’ Ritual in New Jersey
Campus walk-throughs have gone virtual, decision dates have been delayed for many, enrollment trends are uncertain, but counselors say the kids will be alright
Star Ledger--I didn’t even get to say goodbye’: The Class of 2020 faces a lost senior year
Bella Dunphy, a senior at Florence Township Memorial High School, said she desperately wants to return to school.
The Record--How three special education families in New Jersey are coping with distance learning
Nearly a month into mandatory remote learning, many families and school districts are still grappling with ways to help special education students learn at home.
Hannan Adely, NorthJersey.com Published 6:11 a.m. ET April 15, 2020
NPR--Educators Get Creative To Serve Students With Disabilities
Despite cranky computers, conflicting schedules, shaky Internet connections and stubborn software glitches, Danielle Kovach got her whole class together a few Fridays ago for a video chat.
Elissa Nadworny| April 15, 20206:15 AM ET
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Betsy DeVos Releases First Coronavirus Emergency Aid for K-12 Schools
Governors can now officially apply for billions in aid intended to help public schools address the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Tuesday.
Andrew Ujifusa on April 14, 2020 2:54 PM
Education Dive--As summer nears, school districts begin 'scenario planning'
It's unclear whether in-person summer learning will be possible, but a few options are beginning to emerge.
Saturday “academies” and extending the current school year are among the possible ways state and district leaders say they plan to use the summer months to counter some of the learning loss expected due to school closures, uneven internet access and delays in implementing formal online instruction
The Hechinger Report--‘A drastic experiment in progress’: How will coronavirus change our kids?
There’s little precedent for the social isolation children are experiencing because of the pandemic
Caroline Preston April 15, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools