|5-15-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--NJ Schools to Get $280M in Federal Emergency Aid, But Future Still Uncertain
Gov. Phil Murphy says state aid to schools is in jeopardy as New Jersey faces revenue shortfalls in the billions of dollars
New Jersey’s public schools stand to gain more than $280 million in federal emergency aid due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from a few thousand dollars in the smallest districts to more than $10 million in the largest cities.
NJ Spotlight--Counselors, Nurses, OtherSchool Staffers Adapt to Working From a Distance
Like teachers, guidance counselors, librarians and school nurses are juggling more jobs than ever — on the phone and over the internet
Washington Post (via Philadelphia Inquirer)--CDC offers brief checklists to guide businesses, schools and others on reopening
Lenny Bernstein, William Wan, Josh Dawsey and Rachel Weiner, Washington Post? May 15, 2020
NJ Times--DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, using discretion written into the coronavirus stabilization law, is using millions of dollars to pursue long-sought policy goals that Congress has blocked.
Erica L. Green| May 15, 2020Updated 7:22 a.m. ET
Education Week--Teachers Hungry for State Leadership on School Reopenings
As educators wrap up the current school year in unprecedented circumstances due to the coronavirus, they want state leaders to give as much direction as possible about how to prepare for the next one.
Evie Blad | May 13, 2020
Education Dive--Report: Nearly half of principals considering leaving their schools
A new report based on a survey conducted by the Learning Policy Institute and the National Association of Secondary School Principals finds 42% of principals are considering leaving their position, citing heavy workloads
Shawna De La Rosa| May 14, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools