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4-8-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy Waives All State Testing for New Jersey’s Graduating Seniors

But there are few other certainties as of yet, including how to reach students who have no access to technology for remote learning and how long lockdown will last

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/04/murphy-waives-all-state-testing-for-new-jerseys-graduating-seniors/

John Mooney | April 8, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

 

NJ Spotlight--Mortgage Help During COVID-19 Crisis, But What About Property Taxes?

Without relief, property owners hit hard by illness or income loss will have to cover payments due May 1 or incur penalties

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/04/mortgage-help-during-covid-19-crisis-but-what-about-property-taxes/

John Reitmeyer | April 8, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, More Issues

 

 

Star Ledger--Will N.J. schools hold graduation ceremonies? I ‘don’t see it,’ governor says.

New Jersey schools remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the chances of districts hosting 2020 graduation ceremonies in June appear to be dim, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/04/will-nj-schools-hold-graduation-ceremonies-i-dont-see-it-governor-says.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 07, 2020; Posted Apr 07, 2020

 

 

NPR--The Beat Goes On: High School Choirs Improvise In The Age Of Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/05/826820085/the-beat-goes-on-high-school-choirs-improvise-in-the-age-of-coronavirus

Sequoia Carrillo| April 5, 20206:17 AM ET

 

Eduction Week--An Unexpected Tool for Remote-Learning During Coronavirus: Public TV Stations

Amid the flurry of new technologies used by K-12 schools to fire up remote learning in recent weeks, a piece of seemingly antiquated technology is playing a key role: the television.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/04/06/an-unexpected-tool-for-remote-learning-during-coronavirus.html

David Saleh Rauf | April 6, 2020

 

 

Chalkbeat--School budgets are in big trouble, especially in high-poverty areas. Here’s why — and what could help

When the last recession hit school budgets about a decade ago, it didn’t hit them equally.

https://chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2020/04/07/coronavirus-school-funding-great-recession-lessons-equity/

Matt Barnum| April 7, 2020

 


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