|7-9-19 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Two Days on the Job, BOE President Talks Takeovers, Exit Tests, and More
Kathy Goldenberg is a big believer in public education, and an equally big believer that New Jersey students deserve the best
John Mooney | July 9, 2019
NY Times--An Online Preschool Closes a Gap but Exposes Another
It is not a program for children of the rich. It is geared to lower-income families who have fewer prekindergarten options.
Nellie Bowles| July 7, 2019
Education Week--14 Questions Educators Should Ask About AI-Based Products
As more education companies power their products with artificial intelligence, K-12 decisionmakers more urgently need guidance to evaluate vendors’ claims about what that AI can do.
That was the message from Andreas Oranje, a general manager in the ETS Research Division, brought to the ISTE 2019 conference last week. He presented 14 questions that educators should ask about any AI-based product they’re considering for their schools.
Michele Molnar| Associate Editor| July 8, 2019
Politics K-12 (Education Week)--Schools' Top Priority for Flexible ESSA Grants Is Safer, Healthier Students
When district leaders are given a fair amount of discretion over federal funds, one of their main responses is that they want to focus the money on their students' welfare.
That's according to survey data released last week by a coalition of school business officers, superintendents, and others.
Andrew Ujifusa on July 8, 2019 5:05 PM
The Hechinger Report--OPINION: When it comes to raising school achievement, is love in the mix?
Giving students and educators the positive support they need
Cassie Schwerner| July 9, 2019
Garden State Coalition of Schools