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3-2-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--After lining up support, Sweeney is ready to push school regionalization plans

Senate president expected to present a package of measures, including incentives that would impact school aid

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/03/after-lining-up-support-sweeney-is-ready-to-push-school-regionalization-plans/

John Mooney, Education writer | March 2, 2021 | Education

 

NY Times--Should Your School Be Fully Open? Here’s What the C.D.C. Says

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/03/02/us/covid-schools-reopen-cdc.html

 John Keefe| March 2, 2021

 

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Let there be sleep — especially for NJ’s overtired teens

Sleep deprivation can cause myriad woes for teenagers, from poor performance on the playing field and in the classroom to depression and traffic accidents

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/03/teens-sleep-deprivation-later-start-times-schools-poor-performance-classes-athletics-depression-traffic-accidents/

Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, Arvinth Sethuraman | March 2, 2021 | Opinion, Education

 

 

NJ Spotlight--NJ union leader lauds expanded COVID-19 vaccination eligibility for teachers

But NJEA president Marie Blistan cautions of need for safety requirements when in-person education resumes

Briana Vannozzi, Anchor | March 1, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

 

The Record--Murphy opens vaccines to teachers, says schools should be 'back in business' by fall

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2021/03/01/nj-schools-should-back-business-fall-murphy-predicts/6869368002/

Hannan Adely| NorthJersey.com| March 1, 2021

 

Associated Press (via Philadelphia Inquirer)--Senate confirms Cardona as Biden’s education secretary

https://www.inquirer.com/politics/nation/miguel-cardona-education-secretary-confirmed-20210301.html

Collin Binkley, The Associated Press| Published Mar 1, 2021

 

Chalkbeat--Miguel Cardona is confirmed as education secretary. Up first: Pushing for aid and reopening more schools

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/3/1/22308020/miguel-cardona-confirmed-education-secretary

Kalyn Belsha Mar 1, 2021, 6:13pm EST

 

Education Week--New National Civics Guidelines Carve a Middle Path for Teachers in a Polarized Climate

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/new-national-civics-guidelines-carve-a-middle-path-for-teachers-in-a-polarized-climate/2021/03

Steven Sawchuk and Sarah Schwartz| March 1, 2021

 

Education Dive--How are districts prepping for an unprecedented assessment season?

As school leaders await word from their states following recent Department of Education guidance, their districts are preparing for multiple scenarios.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-are-districts-prepping-for-an-unprecedented-assessment-season/595859/

Natalie Gross | Published March 1, 2021

 

 


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