|10-1-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--State investigators say Murphy staff knew about SDA patronage
Report from State Commission of Investigations says Schools Development Authority ‘may cease to exist,’ cites ‘suspect hires … managerial malfeasance’ by former CEO
Star Ledger--Murphy says he doesn’t expect to have to shut down N.J. again due to coronavirus
Star Ledger--11 N.J. schools have COVID-19 outbreaks in which students or teachers caught the virus in school
Updated Sep 30, 2020; Posted Sep 30, 2020
Asbury Park Press--NJ school-based mental health services saved from chopping block under new budget
Amanda Oglesby| Asbury Park Press| September 30, 2020, Updated October 1, 2020
New York Times--‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’
Discipline disparities between Black and white boys have driven reform efforts for years. But Black girls are arguably the most at-risk student group in the United States.
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Democrats Boost COVID-19 School Aid, Cut State and Local Relief in Revised Bill
Andrew Ujifusa on September 29, 2020 12:23 PM
Edutopia--Pedro Noguera: The Work Is Not Yet Done
Unequal schools have been a fact of American life long after Brown v. Board. In the midst of another great awakening on race and equity, can we summon the will to change them?
Emily Kaplan| September 30, 2020