5-12-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Unanimous Board Vote Makes It Official: Repollet Moving to Kean University

Outgoing education commissioner leaves successor serious challenges, like remote learning, but new Kean president faces equally weighty issues


John Mooney | May 12, 2020 | Education

Star Ledger--N.J.'s education chief is leaving for a college president job


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated May 11, 2020; Posted May 11, 2020

Star Ledger--Trump administration approves plan to provide extra food aid to 600K children in N.J.

Students who otherwise would receive free or reduced-price meals at schools will get special food assistance under a plan approved Monday by the Trump administration.

Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Posted May 11, 2020

Star Ledger--Drive-by wave parades donít violate coronavirus rules if you stay in cars, donít congregate, N.J. State Police clarifies

Alex Napoliello | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comV

Insider NJ--Statement from Governor Murphy on Appointment of Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet as the Next President of Kean University


Insider NJ| May 11, 2020, 8:52 pm | in

Press of Atlantic City--'Bridge year' bill would give current juniors and sophomores optional extra year

A proposal allowing for current high school juniors and sophomores to voluntarily stay enrolled in high school one year longer after 12th grade is making its way through the state Legislature and would give students the chance to participate in an additional year of extracurricular activities and sports.


CLAIRE LOWE Staff Writer| May 11, 2020

Education Week--Devastated Budgets and Widening Inequities: How the Coronavirus Collapse Will Impact Schools


Daarel Burnette II| May 8, 2020

Chalkbeat--Millions of students are taking AP exams from home. They hope technology and internet glitches wonít hold them back.


Kalyn Belsha May 11, 2020, 6:18pm EDT

Education Dive--School meal programs seek relief, plan for uncertain summer

With an increase in families reporting financial insecurity, experts also expect more students to become eligible for free and reduced-price meals.


Linda Jacobson @lrj417| May 11, 2020

Edutopia--Curbing Teacher Burnout During the Pandemic

Teachers are adapting to a host of exhausting new challenges during the coronavirus. We asked educators and other experts for strategies to help address this new form of burnout.


Nora Fleming| May 8, 2020