|11-30-20 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--Statewide shutdown ‘has to stay on the table’ as N.J. COVID-19 cases surge, Murphy says
Star Ledger--Schools in all 21 N.J. counties should now ‘consider implementing fully remote learning,’ state guidelines say
Philadelphia Inquirer--New Jersey moves to strengthen Black history education mandates
Melanie Burney, Posted: November 27, 2020
NY Times—Teaching in the Pandemic: “This is not sustainable”
Teacher burnout could erode instructional quality, stymie working parents and hinder the reopening of the economy
Natasha Singer| November 30, 2020
NY Times--Ransomware Attack Closes Baltimore County Public Schools
The attack, first discovered late Tuesday, disrupted the district’s websites and remote learning programs, as well as its grading and email systems, officials said.
Azi Paybarah| Nov. 29, 2020
NPR--Pandemic Takes Toll On Children's Mental Health
Lesley McClurg| November 28, 20207:00 AM ET
Education Week--It's Official: National Test Is Postponed Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Stephen Sawchuk on November 25, 2020 3:03 PM
Education Week--Schools Grapple With Substitute Teacher Shortages, Medical Leave Requests, Survey Finds
Holly Kurtz| November 24, 2020
Education Dive--What role will schools play in COVID-19 vaccine distribution?
While schools have played "very active" roles in vaccinations during prior epidemics, they now face increased polarization and other concerns.
Natalie Gross | Published Nov. 25, 2020
Education Dive--Decisions to stop or start in-person K-12 learning aren't getting easier
As COVID-19 surges, school leaders are pivoting weekly to address the challenges of disrupted schedules. Here's how they're navigating uncharted waters.
Kara Arundel| Published Nov. 25, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools