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5-28-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: As We Think About Reopening Schools in the Fall, 91 Questions to Start With

If New Jersey schools are to reopen in a few months, the planning must start now. The list of issues to be addressed is daunting

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/op-ed-as-we-think-about-reopening-schools-in-the-fall-91-questions-to-start-with/

David M. Aderhold | May 28, 2020 | Opinion, Education

 

NJ Spotlight--Fine Print: New Jersey Guidance for High School Graduations

State lays out three options for what is — and isn’t — allowed for commencement ceremonies, starting July 6

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/fine-print-new-jersey-guidance-for-high-school-graduations/

John Mooney | May 28, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--Decision on when N.J. could reopen schools will likely come by mid-June, Murphy says

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/05/decision-on-when-nj-could-reopen-schools-will-likely-come-by-mid-june-murphy-says.html

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated May 27, 2020; Posted May 27, 2020

 

NJ Spotlight--Explainer: What Parents Should Know About MIS-C, Syndrome with Possible Link to the Coronavirus

State has reported more than two-dozen cases of potentially fatal illness in children, which experts say is triggered by a reaction to the novel coronavirus

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/explainer-what-parents-should-know-about-mis-c-syndrome-with-possible-link-to-coronavirus/

Lilo H. Stainton | May 28, 2020 | Explainer, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--Graduation in July? Some N.J. schools won’t do it even with Murphy’s blessing.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/05/graduation-in-july-some-nj-schools-wont-do-it-even-with-murphys-blessing.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated May 27, 2020; Posted May 27, 2020

 

Asbury Park Press--Rebuilding America: Reopened New Jersey schools will look much different

Most local school districts and college campuses are hoping to have their classrooms reopen for the fall semester.

But that doesn’t mean things will go back to the way they were before the coronavirus.

https://www.app.com/story/news/2020/05/28/rebuilding-america-new-jersey-schools-not-back-normal-soon/5222182002/

Joe Strupp, Asbury Park Press Published 5:00 a.m. ET May 28, 2020 | Updated 6:55 a.m. ET May 28, 2020

 

NPR--Survey Shows Big Remote Learning Gaps For Low-Income And Special Needs Children

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/27/862705225/survey-shows-big-remote-learning-gaps-for-low-income-and-special-needs-childrenAnya Kamenetz| May 27, 202012:03 PM ET

 

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Poll: Teachers, Parents Wary of Returning to Schools Without COVID-19 Vaccine

When and how schools will reopen is just one consideration for decisionmakers: A new poll suggests they should also consider whether teachers and families feel safe returning to buildings closed to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/05/poll-teachers-parents-returning-covid-19-vaccine.html

Evie Blad on May 26, 2020 5:35 PM

 

Edutopia--In Rural and Urban Communities, Kids Still Can’t Get Online

Two teachers, one urban, one rural, reflect on what the divide looks like in their communities, and what they’re doing to help bridge the gap.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/rural-and-urban-communities-kids-still-cant-get-online

Nora Fleming, Christy Ford, Marissa King| May 27, 2020

 

 

 


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