|4-3-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight—Meeting Notice: School’s Out: Education Commissioner Repollet on the State’s Role During COVID-19
The second in a series of virtual roundtables from NJ Spotlight and NJTV News addressing the daily reality and longer-term challenges of remote learning
Star Ledger--N.J. teachers are coming to your TV. Here’s how to watch.
New Jersey schools remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but class is still very much in session — yes, even on your TV.
Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Posted Apr 02, 2020
NJ Spotlight--TV, video games and other media could actually help your children while we’re all staying at home | Opinion
Media can help your children during the current crisis.
Dafna Lemish| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Posted Apr 02, 2020
NY Times--DeVos Weighs Waiving Special Education. Parents Are Worried.
The $2 trillion coronavirus law grants the education secretary the power to waive special education rules as school districts struggle to teach all their students online.
WASHINGTON — Tucked away in the $2 trillion coronavirus stabilization bill is a provision that allows Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to seek congressional approval to waive parts of the federal special education law while schools combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Erica L. Green| April 2, 2020
NPR: 9 Out Of 10 Children Are Out Of School Worldwide. What Now?
Right now students are out of school in 185 countries. According to UNESCO, that's roughly 9 out of 10 schoolchildren worldwide.
The world has never seen a school shutdown on this scale. And not since Great Britain during World War II has such a long-term, widespread emptying of classrooms come to a rich country.
Anya Kamenetz| April 2, 20209:12 AM ET
Education Dive--Hiring teachers remotely? Recruiters share 5 lessons from virtual job fairs
Even when restrictions on group gatherings are lifted, more districts will likely incorporate tech and video into the hiring process.
Garden State Coalition of Schools