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10-30-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--How medical students are helping some school districts to navigate COVID-19

Union City is one of several school districts getting the students' help to make sense of health department and CDC guidance

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/how-medical-students-are-helping-some-school-districts-navigate-covid-19/

Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent | October 29, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

Star Ledger--3 more N.J. schools report outbreaks in which teachers or students gave COVID-19 to each other at school

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/10/3-more-nj-schools-report-outbreaks-in-which-teachers-or-students-gave-covid-19-to-each-other-at-school.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 29, 2020; Posted Oct 29, 2020

The Record--Halloween 2020 is on in NJ: Here are the guidelines you'll have to follow

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fnew-jersey%2F2020%2F10%2F05%2Fnj-halloween-2020-here-rules-trick-treating-events%2F3625608001%2F

Anthony Zarita and Nicholas Katzban| October 29, 2020

NPR--COVID-19 Has Robbed The World's Poorest Children Of Nearly 4 Months Of Schooling

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/10/29/929092849/covid-19-has-robbed-the-worlds-poorest-children-of-nearly-4-months-of-schooling

Anya Kamenetz| October 29, 20201:02 PM ET

Chalkbeat--DeVos will let religious groups apply for charter grants, opening up new legal battlefront

Itís the first shot fired in whatís likely to be a lengthy legal battle over charter schools and religion in the wake of two recent Supreme Court decisions.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/10/29/21540634/devos-charter-schools-religion

Matt Barnum| October 29, 2020

Education Dive--Disappointing 12th grade NAEP prompts calls for curriculum, funding improvements

https://www.educationdive.com/news/naep-results-leads-to-calls-for-improvements/587981/

Kara Arundel| Oct. 29, 2020

Edutopia--High School Is Not the Time to Let Up on SEL

The science suggests that teenagers still need lots of social and emotional supportóbut SEL work tends to focus on the elementary years.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/high-school-not-time-let-sel

Sarah Gonse| October 29, 2020


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