|5-4-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Murphy to Announce Today Whether Schools Will Be Closed Through End of Year
While thousands of students are still without necessary technology for remote instruction, education officials say there are ways to close the gaps
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: The Changes We Should Expect to Take Place in Schooling
The societal disruption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic also signals a major redesign in our schooling system; here are 10 likely changes
Star Ledger--Will N.J. schools reopen or stay closed due to coronavirus? Decision expected today.
Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated 6:49 AM; Today 6:26 AM
Star Ledger--Schools giving out free lunches even if you don’t qualify and N.J. will pay the tab
Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Updated May 02, 2020; Posted May 01, 2020
The Atlantic--Shop Class, Over Zoom
How one career and technical high school is going remote
Emily Richmond May 2, 2020
Education Week--From Triage to Recovery: Issues States Will Address in School Reopening Plans
As nearly every state commits to keeping its schools closed for the remainder of the current school year, a group representing state education officials nationwide has taken inventory of all of the issues they must address when they eventually reopen buildings and welcome students back for in-person learning.
Evie Blad on April 30, 2020 4:46 PM
Chalkbeat--Voluntary or mandatory? Remote or in person? Districts grapple with summer school logistics, equity questions
Kalyn Belsha May 1, 2020, 6:23pm EDT
Edutopia--Fostering a Strong Community in a Virtual Classroom
The shift to working online requires teachers to think a little differently about how to build the culture they want with their students.
Leah Henry| May 1, 2020
Education Dive--Survey: Teachers favor moving on to next year's content in the fall
Administrators, however, are more supportive of picking up instruction where it left off when school closures began.
Sixty-five percent of teachers in a new nationwide poll favor starting next year with ‘"regularly scheduled instruction” over other options, such as revisiting concepts from the end of this semester, extending next school year or offering students the chance to repeat a grade.
Garden State Coalition of Schools