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6-24-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy: Union Leaders OK Furlough Plan for State Workers

With ratification vote pending, governor is mum on how much the proposal would ease the COVID-19 strain on Trentonís finances

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/murphy-union-leaders-ok-furlough-plan-for-state-workers/

John Reitmeyer | June 24, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Budget

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Follow-Up Needed on NJís Renewed Commitment to Climate Change Education

Money is needed to train educators to properly teach on a subject for which they often are not prepared

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/op-ed-follow-up-needed-on-njs-renewed-commitment-to-climate-change-education/

Glenn Branch | June 24, 2020 | Opinion, Education

ABC News--Budgets put limits on social distancing options for schools

Many schools find themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under pandemic-induced social distancing guidelines

https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/budgets-put-limits-social-distancing-options-schools-71403097?cid=clicksource_4380645_7_heads_posts_card_hed

MIKE CATALINI and MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press| June 23, 2020, 10:09 AM

Chalkbeat--School lunch as we know it is over. Hereís how school nutrition directors are reinventing it for an uncertain year.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/6/23/21300529/school-lunch-as-we-know-it-is-over-coronavirus-school-nutrition-directors

Jessica Fu, The Counter Jun 23, 2020, 1:33pm EDT

Education Dive--Lessons In Leadership: Ohio superintendent prioritizes leading with core values amid reopening, unrest

For Marlon Styles, a focus on equity is at the heart of his coronavirus response and approach to navigating social change as a Black leader.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/lessons-in-leadership-ohio-superintendent-prioritizes-leading-through-core/580226/

Roger Riddell @EdDiveRoger| June 23, 2020

Edutopia--How to Boost Studentsí Sense of Optimism

Students who donít see a bright future for themselves may have trouble getting motivated for school, but a trauma-informed approach can improve†their expectations.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-boost-students-sense-optimism

Maurice J. Elias| June 23, 2020

The HechingerReport--When kids go back to school, whoís going to drive the bus?

Bus drivers, like other school support staff, are often older and canít do their jobs remotely. School administrators are struggling to figure out how to reopen while keeping these staff safe.

https://hechingerreport.org/when-kids-go-back-to-school-whos-going-to-drive-the-bus/

Neal Morton June 24, 2020


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160 W. State Street, Trenton New Jersey 08608
609-394-2828



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