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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/09/sda-investigation-patronage-ceo-lizette-delgado-polanco-gov-murphy/

Ian T. Shearn, Contributing writer | September 30, 2020 | Education

 

Star Ledger--Murphy says he doesn’t expect to have to shut down N.J. again due to coronavirus

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/09/murphy-says-he-doesnt-expect-to-have-to-shut-down-nj-again-due-to-coronavirus.html

Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 01, 2020; Posted Sep 30, 2020

 

Star Ledger--11 N.J. schools have COVID-19 outbreaks in which students or teachers caught the virus in school

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/09/11-nj-schools-have-covid-19-outbreaks-in-which-students-or-teachers-caught-the-virus-in-school.html

Updated Sep 30, 2020; Posted Sep 30, 2020

 

Asbury Park Press--NJ school-based mental health services saved from chopping block under new budget

https://www.app.com/story/news/education/2020/09/30/nj-school-based-mental-health-services-saved-under-new-budget/3586989001/

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.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/01/us/politics/black-girls-school-discipline.html

Erica L. Green, Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro} Oct. 1, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Democrats Boost COVID-19 School Aid, Cut State and Local Relief in Revised Bill

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/09/coronavirus-school-aid-state-local-democrats.html

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?

https://www.edutopia.org/article/pedro-noguera-work-not-yet-done

Emily Kaplan| September 30, 2020

 


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