|2-2-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--NJ education leaders pushing for federal waiver of school testing requirements
‘At this time, the testing will not meet the needs of anyone, not the least of all the kids,’ NJEA president says
Star Ledger--Picking a college is hard. Now, N.J. kids have to decide without stepping foot on campus.
NY Times--Missing in School Reopening Plans: Black Families’ Trust
Deep-seated mistrust among Black families toward their public school districts is holding back school reopening, even as Black children suffer inordinately from remote learning.
NPR--Educators Consider Extending School Schedule Into The Summer
Education Week--Black History Is About More Than Oppression
We keep teaching about Black history, not through it
LaGarrett J. King — January 29, 2021
Education Week--Should Educators, Board Members Be Disciplined for Supporting Anti-Democratic Beliefs?
Mark Lieberman — January 29, 2021 11 min read
Chalkbeat--How Miguel Cardona pushed for school reopening and kept strong relationships with teachers unions
Matt Barnum Feb 1, 2021, 5:13pm EST
Education Dive--Attention to K-12 cybersecurity grows in nearly 100 bills introduced in 2020
The Hechinger Report--If schools don’t overhaul discipline, ‘teachers will still be calling the police on our Black students’
As districts across the country cut their school resource officers, advocates warn it won’t be enough to end overly harsh discipline of Black students
Neal Morton February 1, 2021
Garden State Coalition of Schools