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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/senate-to-hear-sweeneys-furlough-plan-for-state-local-government-workers-next-week/

John Reitmeyer | May 8, 2020 | Budget, Coronavirus in NJ

 

South Jersey Times--The Class of COVID-19: Healthy memories will endure | Editorial

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/05/the-class-of-covid-19-healthy-memories-will-endure-editorial.html

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

https://www.app.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.app.com%2Fstory%2Fopinion%2Fcolumnists%2F2020%2F05%2F08%2Fgift-teachers-teacher-appreciation-week%2F5170478002%2F

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.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/07/science/ultraviolet-light-coronavirus.html

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.

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/07/852398627/cdc-guidance-for-reopening-schools-child-care-and-summer-camps-is-leaked

Anya Kamenetz| May 7, 20207:14 PM ET

 

Education Week--Coronavirus Upends After-School World

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/06/coronavirus-upends-after-school-world.html

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.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/05/schools-health-digital-hubs-coronavirus-groups-congress.html

Andrew Ujifusa on May 7, 2020 12:25 PM

 

 


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