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2-10-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Vaccine Q&A: How can I get an appointment? Why are smokers prioritized?

A state adviser answers these and other questions on the COVID-19 vaccine and New Jersey’s vaccination program

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/02/qa-covid-19-vaccine-vaccination-program-new-jersey-appointments-smokers-safe/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | February 10, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Health Care

 

Star Ledger--N.J. school leaders push state to cancel standardized testing

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/02/nj-school-leaders-push-state-to-cancel-standardized-testing.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Feb 09, 2021; Posted Feb 09, 2021

 

Press of Atlantic City—Our View: Standardized tests needed to help students hurt by school closings

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/our-view-standard-tests-needed-to-help-students-hurt-by-school-closings/article_0927bff6-b614-5d55-8149-b62de303219b.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1

Editorial Board| Press of Atlantic City| February 10, 2021

 

NY Times--What Can We Learn From Where the Schools Stayed Open?

As districts across the country wrestle with when to return to in-person instruction, the story of Providence, R.I., offers a lesson in what it takes to do so.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/10/magazine/school-reopenings-rhode-island.html

Susan Dominus| Feb. 10, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Education Week--1 in 5 Educators Have Been Vaccinated, NEA Survey Finds

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/1-in-5-educators-have-been-vaccinated-nea-survey-finds/2021/02

 Madeline Will — February 09, 2021 3 min read

 

Education Dive--Study: Test cuts in-school COVID-19 infections up to 50%, challenges remain

https://www.k12dive.com/news/study-abbott-test-cuts-in-school-covid-19-infections-by-up-to-50-but-cha/594637/

Nick Paul Taylor| Published Feb. 5, 2021

 

Edutopia--Teaching the Concept of Equity Through Gardening

Plants can illustrate how different people need different things to be nourished—and how equality and equity differ.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/teaching-concept-equity-through-gardening

Simi Sardana| February 5, 2021

 

 

 


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