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3-16-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Letter to the US education secretary

Leaders of three New Jersey education organizations press for a waiver for New Jersey from this spring’s federally mandated standardized testing

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/03/op-ed-leaders-njea-njasa-njpsa-write-us-education-secretary-miguel-cardona-want-federal-waiver-standardized-testing/

Marie Blistan, Patricia Wright, Richard Bozza | March 16, 2021 | Opinion, Education

 

NJ Spotlight--Teachers now eligible for COVID-19 shots, line up for vaccinations across NJ

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/teachers-now-eligible-for-covid-19-shots-line-up-for-vaccinations-across-nj/

Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | March 15, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--First Lady Jill Biden tells N.J. teachers there’s ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/03/first-lady-jill-biden-tells-nj-teachers-theres-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel.html

Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 15, 2021; Posted Mar 15, 2021

 

Star Ledger-- Malinowski & Gottheimer: It’s time to reopen schools | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/03/malinowski-gottheimer-its-time-to-reopen-schools-opinion.html

Tom Malinowski and Josh Gottheimer| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Updated Mar 15, 2021; Posted Mar 15, 2021

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--Schools weighing whether to seat students closer together

https://www.inquirer.com/wires/ap/schools-weighing-whether-seat-students-closer-together-20210316.html

COLLIN BINKLEY, Updated: March 16, 2021- 12:07 AM

 

NPR--CDC Looks At Whether 3 Feet — Instead Of 6 — Is Safe For Schools' Social Distancing

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/03/15/977564878/cdc-looks-at-whether-3-feet-instead-of-6-is-safe-for-schools-social-distancing

Laurel Wamsley| March 15, 20214:24 PM ET

 

Education Week--Acting FCC Chair: The ‘Homework Gap’ Is an ‘Especially Cruel’ Reality During the Pandemic

https://www.edweek.org/technology/acting-fcc-chair-the-homework-gap-is-an-especially-cruel-reality-during-the-pandemic/2021/03

Alyson Klein — March 10, 2021 5 min read

 

Edutopia--Are We Facing a Mental Health Crisis for Boys?

Emphasizing stoicism, toughness, and competition can leave boys without the emotional tools they need to thrive. How can we change course before the problem gets out of hand?

https://www.edutopia.org/article/are-we-facing-mental-health-crisis-boys

Laura McKenna| March 11, 2021

 

 


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