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11-6-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Just as many do already in class, NJ teachers attend virtual convention

Not as many panels, and no gift bags. Sessions on remote learning, social justice draw attention

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/11/njea-teachers-union-new-jersey-virtual-annual-conference-preoccupations-virtual-learning-covid-19-retirement/

John Mooney, Education writer | November 6, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--Nearly 150 kids and teachers caught COVID-19 at N.J. schools, state officials say as outbreaks increase

The state's COVID-19 dashboard reports the number of outbreaks in which students or teachers transmitted the virus while in school or during school activities.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/11/nearly-150-kids-and-teachers-caught-covid-19-at-nj-schools-state-officials-say-as-outbreaks-increase.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Nov 05, 2020; Posted Nov 05, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Virtual learning wasn’t working for these N.J. families so they’re homeschooling instead

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/11/virtual-learning-wasnt-working-for-these-nj-families-so-theyre-homeschooling-instead.html

Allison Pries | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Nov 05, 2020; Posted Nov 05, 2020

 

NY Times--How an Oregon Measure for Universal Preschool Could Be a National Model

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/06/upshot/oregon-universal-preschool-election.html

Claire Cain Miller| Nov. 6, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Education Week--Educator Morale, School Job Applicants Declining, Survey Shows

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/11/04/educator-morale-school-job-applicants-declining-survey.html

November 4, 2020

 

Education Dive--Rubric for Recovery: Low-income students of color at edge of widening opportunity gap

Schools are addressing low engagement in part by understanding student apprehensions to being on camera and limiting unnecessary assignments.

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Nov. 5, 2020

 

The Hechinger Report--How to improve schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to students

Students want masks on, fewer but better assignments, and antiracism addressed in the curriculum

https://hechingerreport.org/how-to-improve-schooling-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-according-to-students/

Magdalena Slapik November 2, 2020

 


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