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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/repollet-gets-earful-from-lawmakers-over-lack-of-progress-in-closing-digital-divide/

John Mooney | June 9, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--90K N.J. students can’t connect for virtual school. It’s ‘completely unacceptable,’ lawmaker says.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/06/90k-nj-students-cant-connect-for-virtual-school-its-completely-unacceptable-lawmaker-says.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jun 08, 2020; Posted Jun 08, 2020

 

The Record—New Jersey Schools Get Sex Ed Overhaul

New Jersey schools get new sex-ed standards covering gender identity, consent and contraception

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Feducation%2F2020%2F06%2F09%2Fnj-adopts-new-sex-education-standards%2F5323037002%2F

Hannan Adely| June 5, 2020

 

Washington Post--I’m your black friend, but I won’t educate you about racism. That’s on you.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/06/08/black-friends-educate-racism/

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. 

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/06/covid-federal-aid-catholic-schools-districts-fight-heats-up.html

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.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/06/school-police-justice-in-policing-act.html

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

https://www.educationdive.com/news/report-most-districts-lacked-clear-plans-in-shift-to-remote-learning/579234/

Linda Jacobson @lrj417| Published June 9, 2020

 


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