|2-4-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--At confirmation hearing, likely education secretary touches on state testing
John Mooney, Education writer | February 4, 2021 | Education
Star Ledger--N.J. digital divide down to 400 students who don’t have access to a computer or internet connection, Murphy says
Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Feb 03, 2021; Posted Feb 03, 2021
Star Ledger-- New Jersey Supreme Court rules Jersey City teachers can be paid for full-time union work
Joshua Rosario | The Jersey Journal| Updated Feb 03, 2021; Posted Feb 03, 2021
The Record--Black History Month: NJ Black community leaders share influential books that spoke to them
Sammy Gibbons| NorthJersey.com| February 4, 2021
Press of Atlantic City—Education advocacy group urging Governor to apply for Federal testing waiver
Claire Lowe| February 4, 2021
NY Times--Where Are U.S. Teachers Ineligible to Be Vaccinated?
Danielle Ivory and Lauren LeatherbyFeb. 4, 2021
Education Week--Pressure Builds on Schools to Reopen During Pandemic
The Associated Press — February 02, 2021
Education Week--Miguel Cardona Pressed by Lawmakers on Tests, Reopening Schools, and Transgender Students
Andrew Ujifusa — February 03, 2021
Chalkbeat--In confirmation hearing, Cardona says he’ll work to reopen schools. But how hard will he push?
Sarah Darville, Matt Barnum, and Kalyn Belsha Updated Feb 3, 2021, 3:27pm EST
Chalkbeat--Cardona: Testing is important, but ‘I don’t think we need to be bringing students in just to test them’
Matt Barnum Feb 3, 2021, 12:22pm EST
Education Dive--4 questions to ask when committing to equity and anti-racism in schools
The tough considerations that lead to real and meaningful change begin with understanding your "why," two K-12 leaders write.
Henry Turner and Lainie Rowell| Published Feb. 3, 2021