|5-8-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Senate to Hear Sweeney’s Furlough Plan for State, Local Government Workers Next Week
Senator says state would save hundreds of millions of dollars, while workers would make the same or even better pay because of expanded federal funding for unemployment benefits
South Jersey Times--The Class of COVID-19: Healthy memories will endure | Editorial
South Jersey Times Editorial Board | Posted May 07, 2020
Asbury Park Press—Op-Ed: A Gift to Teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week
This Teacher Appreciation Week, let’s give a gift to our teachers and use this moment to re-evaluate our current focus on standardized testing
Molly Vollman Makris| May 8, 2020
NY Times--Scientists Consider Indoor Ultraviolet Light to Zap Coronavirus in the Air
Some researchers hope a decades-old technology might get its moment and be deployed in stores, restaurants and schools.
Kenneth Chang| May 7, 2020
NPR--CDC Guidance For Reopening Schools, Child Care And Summer Camps Is Leaked
No field trips. No game rooms. No teddy bears. These are some of the CDC's guidelines for reopening schools, childcare centers and day camps safely in places where coronavirus cases are on the decline.
Education Week--Coronavirus Upends After-School World
Corey Mitchell| May 6, 2020
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Use COVID-19 Aid to Help Make Schools 'Command Centers,' Groups Urge
The lobbying by the education community for additional aid during the coronavirus pandemic continues without letup—and one new effort involves assisting schools in becoming a community nexus in the battle against COVID-19.
Andrew Ujifusa on May 7, 2020 12:25 PM