|4-2-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Meeting Remotely, State BOE OKs Remote Learning for Special-Needs Students
Changes will go into effect immediately; special-ed advocates say they’ll continue to monitor quality of education delivered to students with disabilities
Star Ledger--N.J. takes emergency action to allow virtual special education services during coronavirus outbreak
New Jersey is temporarily revising its special education rules to help schools tackle one of the greatest challenges of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
Star Ledger--With coronavirus closing schools, many bus drivers, substitute teachers are out of jobs
Star Ledger--N.J. delays college aid deadline as coronavirus cripples economy
New Jersey will move the application deadline for college financial aid from April 15 to June 1 for returning students as the state navigates the severe financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic.
NPR--Here's How To Pick A College During Coronavirus
Spring is a big time of year for the college-bound — getting acceptance letters, figuring out financial aid, making a decision. Even in a typical year, it can be overwhelming. But as we all know, this is not a typical year.
Education Week--Coronavirus Squeezes Supply of Chromebooks, iPads, and Other Digital Learning Devices
David Saleh Rauf | April 1, 2020
Education Dive--Ed Dept issues proposed distance learning rules, emphasizes flexibility
The U.S. Department of Education issued proposed rules for distance learning Wednesday, following a months-long rulemaking process last year.
Edutopia--3 Tips for Humanizing Digital Pedagogy
An elementary teacher who has worked for an edtech start-up argues that it’s important now—with teachers and students working separately—to promote reflection and social connection as tools for learning.
Paul France| April 1, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools