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2-24-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--NJ Budget 2022: Murphy says NJ will spend big

Budget would grow to $44.8 billion with more for schools, tax relief, health care, pensions and much more

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/02/nj-budget-2022-gov-phil-murphy-public-pension-contribution-schools-tax-relief-health-care-election-year/

John Reitmeyer, Budget/finance writer | February 23, 2021 | Budget

 

Chalkbeat--As Newark schools prepare to reopen, teachers union wants COVID-19 testing for students

Some school districts have embraced testing as a way to ease families’ fears and appease teachers unions

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/02/flashpoint-covid-19-testing-coronavirus-teachers-union-newark-nj-wants-students-tested-president-john-abeigon-says-prerequisite/

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark | February 24, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--Cherry Hill School District becomes first in N.J. to mandate African American history course for graduation

https://www.inquirer.com/news/nj-education-cherry-hill-african-american-history-graduation-mandatory-20210224.html

Melanie Burney| Published Feb 23, 2021

 

Insider NJ--Ruiz Applauds Increased Funding for Education

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/ruiz-applauds-increased-funding-education/

Insider NJ|February 23, 2021, 2:11 pm | in

 

Asbury Park Press--State moves to fix lax school bus safety system with industry czar post, other action

https://www.app.com/story/news/investigations/watchdog/2021/02/24/new-jersey-legislator-introduces-bill-fix-school-bus-loopholes/4540885001/

Colleen Wilson| Asbury Park Press| February 24, 2021

 

Education Week--Fauci’s Latest on Vaccines for Young Kids: Not Likely This Year

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/faucis-latest-on-vaccines-for-young-kids-not-likely-this-year/2021/02

Arianna Prothero — February 22, 2021 2 min read

 

Education Dive--Ed Dept: States must assess students, but with flexibilities

https://www.k12dive.com/news/ed-dept-states-must-assess-students-but-with-flexibilities/595529/

Kara Arundel @KaraArundel| Published Feb. 23, 2021

 


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