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11-13-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Despite COVID-19 rise, NJ sticks with plan to allow schools to decide instruction plans locally

Not all educators agree with the stateís approach

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/11/despite-covid-19-rise-nj-sticks-with-plan-to-allow-schools-to-decide-instruction-plans-locally/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | November 13, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

Star Ledger--40K N.J. students still lack computer or internet for virtual school

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/11/40k-nj-students-still-lack-computer-or-internet-for-virtual-school.html

Adam Clark|Updated Nov 12, 2020; Posted Nov 12, 2020

NY Times--Bidenís Education Department Will Move Fast to Reverse Betsy DeVosís Policies

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/13/us/politics/biden-education-devos.html

Erica L. Green| Nov. 13, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

NPR--Lessons From Europe, Where Cases Are Rising But Schools Are Open

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/13/934153674/lessons-from-europe-where-cases-are-rising-but-schools-are-open

Anya Kamenetz| November 13, 20207:00 AM ET

Education Week--A Highly Effective Vaccine Is Likely on the Way. What Does That Mean for Schools and Kids?

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/11/12/a-highly-effective-vaccine-is-likely-on.html

Catherine Gewertz and Arianna Prothero| November 12, 2020

Chalkbeat--A big decision awaits Bidenís education pick: to test or not to test

President-elect Joe Bidenís education secretary will face an immediate high-stakes test: whether to allow states to forgo their usual standardized testing again.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/11/12/21562628/testing-schools-biden-education-secretary

Matt Barnum Nov 12, 2020, 12:42pm EST

Education Dive--Despite broad compliance with school mask policies, lawsuits persist for some

Among lawsuit claims are that students asked to attend virtual learning for not following mask rules are subjected to a "separate and unequal" education.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/students-complying-with-mask-policies/588855/

Kara Arundel | November 12, 2020


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