|6-9-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Repollet Gets Earful from Lawmakers over Lack of Progress in Closing Digital Divide
‘The fact that we are not more angry and livid about this is extraordinary,’ Sen. Teresa Ruiz told state education commissioner
Star Ledger--90K N.J. students can’t connect for virtual school. It’s ‘completely unacceptable,’ lawmaker says.
The Record—New Jersey Schools Get Sex Ed Overhaul
New Jersey schools get new sex-ed standards covering gender identity, consent and contraception
Hannan Adely| June 5, 2020
B.L. Wilson · PostEverything · Jun 8, 2020
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)-- Fight Over COVID Aid Between Private Schools and States Heats Up
Amid uncertainty over whether Congress will provide additional aid money to help schools weather the pandemic, disputes over the relief package lawmakers did provide to K-12 nearly three months ago are intensifying.
Andrew Ujifusa on June 8, 2020 2:42 PM
Politics K-12(via Education Week)--What Democrats' Policing Bill Says About School Resource Officers
House Democrats, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, announced the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, which would create a national registry to track police misconduct, ban chokeholds nationwide, lower the bar for lawsuits over alleged civil rights allegations by law enforcement officers, and mandate training on discriminatory profiling for all law enforcement.
Evie Blad on June 8, 2020 5:03 PM
Education Dive--Report: Most districts lacked clear plans in shift to remote learning
A new analysis of the remote learning plans of 477 U.S. school districts shows about a third have provided clear expectations for how teachers should provide
Garden State Coalition of Schools