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9-27-19 Educaton in the News

NJ Spotlight--Adverse Childhood Experiences and How to Lessen their Impacts: NJ Spotlight Roundtable

At least four in 10 children in New Jersey are affected by adverse childhood experiences. What can be done to help them?

Policymakers, philanthropists and private stakeholders are increasingly recognizing how social factors — like poverty, inadequate education, and violence — impact an individual’s health and wellness over time, far beyond what medical care alone can control.


NJ Spotlight | September 27, 2019 | Roundtables, Podcasts


Star Ledger--These 9 N.J. schools just got a huge national award

 Nine New Jersey schools districts on Thursday were named National Blue Ribbon Schools, one of the highest honors given by the U.S. Department of Education.

The award honors the highest performing schools and the schools making the must progress toward closing achievement gaps on standardized tests.


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Updated Sep 26, 2019; Posted Sep 26, 2019



Asbury Park Press—Op-Ed: School Aid Cuts: Release the Math Behind the Formula

If NJ is sincere about wanting to make the school aid formula fair, it must begin by drawing back the curtain on the calculations


Asbury Park Press: September 27, 2019



Education Week--Money Jitters Are Never Far Below the Surface for School Leaders

School and district leaders worry they may not be ready for the next recession, are ambivalent about whether spending lines up with their academic goals, and say state legislatures are the biggest obstacle to making money decisions that match their students' needs, according to a national survey by the Education Week Research Center.


 Daarel Burnette II | September 24, 2019


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