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5-18-20 Education in the News

Star Ledger--Big school cuts may be coming. Here’s where N.J. districts will slash first.

The video conference of the Toms River Regional school board’s budget committee began on a positive note Wednesday as members logged on from their kitchen tables and home offices and noted the agenda was the shortest anyone could remember.

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated May 18, 2020; Posted May 17, 2020


Star Ledger--COVID-19 layoffs are coming for N.J. teachers. How bad will it get?

Newark teacher Elizabeth Stover talks to her students on the first day of school in 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) NJ Advance Media for NJ.com


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Updated May 15, 2020; Posted May 15, 2020


NY Times--Glitches in Online A.P. Tests Add to Students’ Anxieties

Technical problems with the digital versions of the Advanced Placement exams caused angst for high school students and parents at an already stressful time.


Jenny Gross| May 16, 2020


Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Trump, Fauci, and Reopening Schools: What You Need to Know

Are President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci talking past each other when it comes to reopening the nation's schools?


Evie Blad on May 14, 2020 3:59 PM


Education Week--States All Over the Map on Remote Learning Rigor, Detail


Sarah Schwartz| May 14, 2020


Chalkbeat--New CDC guidance offers few details for schools deciding how to reopen

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance about when schools should reopen — but the brief “decision tree” seems unlikely to offer much to school officials looking for clarity.

Matt Barnum May 15, 2020, 12:15pm EDT


Education Dive--NEA poll: Lower online class attendance, equity among educators' top concerns

A poll surveying 1,936 National Education Association members shows the complexity of teaching students with disabilities, providing the same level of education to all students, and higher absenteeism rates are among the top concerns for educators during distance learning. 


Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published May 15, 2020








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