10-16-20 Education in the News

Star Ledger--22 outbreaks reported in N.J. schools where kids or teachers gave COVID-19 to each other

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/10/22-outbreaks-reported-in-nj-schools-where-kids-or-teachers-gave-covid-19-to-each-other.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 15, 2020; Posted Oct 15, 2020

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--New Jersey’s Teacher of the Year was born to teach, after a stint in a rock band

https://www.inquirer.com/education/nj-education-teacher-of-the-year-angel-santiago-gloucester-township-lori-flemming-elementary-20201016.html

  Melanie Burney, Posted: October 16, 2020- 5:00 AM

 

Politics K-12 (viaEducation Week)--Untangling the Role of Trump, Unions, and Politics in School Reopening Decisions

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/10/trump-unions-coronavirus-school-closures.html

Andrew Ujifusa on October 13, 2020 3:14 PM

 

Education Dive--Helping student-athletes navigate recruitment amid canceled seasons

High school coaches and other staff have always been integral in helping athletes connect with recruiters. How are they boosting outcomes during this even more imperative year?

https://www.educationdive.com/news/helping-student-athletes-navigate-recruitment-amid-canceled-seasons/586619/

Katie Navarra | Oct. 15, 2020

 

Edutopia--New Research Ignites Debate on the ‘30 Million Word Gap’

For decades, the findings of the '30 Million Word Gap' have had a seismic impact on society. But recent research may call those findings into question.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/new-research-ignites-debate-30-million-word-gap

Conor P. Williams| October 13, 2020