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6-5-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--‘You Never Know How You Will Feel Until You Have a Gun Put to the Temple of Your Head’

New Jersey Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet recounts his personal experience of police profiling and harassment as a student

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/you-never-know-how-you-will-feel-until-you-have-a-gun-put-to-the-temple-of-your-head/

John Mooney | June 5, 2020 | Social

 

NJ Spotlight--State Board of Ed OKs New Teaching Standards for Climate Change, Sex Education

Revised standards on climate change sail through; long-standing resistance to sex-education revisions is underlined

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/state-board-of-ed-oks-new-teaching-standards-for-climate-change-and-sex-education/

John Mooney | June 5, 2020 | Education

 

Star Ledger--N.J. education department sends survey to parents asking about reopening schools

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/06/nj-education-department-sends-survey-to-parents-asking-about-reopening-schools.html

Amanda Hoover | NJ Advance Media For NJ.com| Posted Jun 04, 2020

 

Education Week--Most Educators Want Schools to Stay Closed to Slow Spread of COVID-19

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/06/03/most-educators-want-schools-to-stay-closed.html

Holly Yettick Kurtz and Kevin Bushweller| June 3, 2020

 

Education Dive--Report: Districts' summer plans show missed opportunities

On Wednesday, experts also advised a National Academies committee on reopening issues related to instruction, social-emotional learning and school operations.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/report-districts-summer-plans-show-missed-opportunities/579159/

Linda Jacobson @lrj417| Published June 4, 2020

 

Edutopia--Lessons on Culturally Responsive Teaching From Black Churches

White teachers seeking to grow in their cultural competence and better engage black students can learn from a mainstay of many black communities.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/lessons-culturally-responsive-teaching-black-churches

Rann Miller| June 4, 2020

 


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