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10-12-20 Education in the News

Star Ledger--Mercury vapors are seeping out of N.J. school’s floor. $1M plan will fix it, if voters OK it.

https://www.nj.com/news/2020/10/mercury-vapors-are-seeping-out-of-nj-schools-floor-1m-plan-will-fix-it-if-voters-ok-it.html

Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Updated Oct 12, 2020; Posted Oct 11, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Just a tummy ache or the COVID ‘cooties’ that’ll shut down school? | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/10/just-a-tummy-ache-or-the-covid-cooties-thatll-shut-down-school-opinion.html

Ellen S. Wilkowe| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Posted Oct 09, 2020

 

The Record--When gym class goes virtual, NJ phys ed teachers have to get creative

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Feducation%2F2020%2F10%2F12%2Fnj-physical-education-teachers-get-creative-tackle-online-gym-class%2F5928965002%2F

Melanie Anzidei| October 12, 2020

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--How are coronavirus cases in schools being reported? ‘It’s a hodge-podgey mess’

https://www.inquirer.com/education/coronavirus-cases-schools-pennsylvania-new-jersey-20201010.html

Maddie Hanna, Posted: October 10, 2020

 

New York Times--The Digital Divide Starts With a Laptop Shortage

A surge in worldwide demand by educators for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another. Districts with deep pockets often win out.

Kellen Browning| Oct. 12, 2020, 3:00 a.m. ET

 

Education Week--As More Schools Resume In-Person Learning, Some Lessons From Districts That Did It First

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/10/07/as-more-schools-resume-in-person-learning-some.html

Stephen Sawchuk| October 7, 2020

 

Chalkbeat--A new national effort to promote school integration is underway. More than two dozen school districts want in.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/10/9/21509770/new-national-effort-school-integration-bridges-collaborative-desegregation

Kalyn Belsha and Sarah Darville Oct 9, 2020, 3:29pm EDT

 

Edutopia--Tools for Social and Emotional Development in Online Learning

A school counselor offers suggestions for character education and social and emotional learning during remote instruction. 

https://www.edutopia.org/article/tools-social-and-emotional-development-online-learning

| October 10, 2020

 


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