|7-13-20 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--Might N.J. schools not reopen this fall because of coronavirus? Murphy hints it’s possible.
Star Ledger--Murphy, tell schools: You can’t reopen unless you close the digital divide | Editorial
Gov. Phil Murphy just issued a bunch of rules for schools amid the pandemic, but one priority was missing, and should have been at the top of his list: No district should reopen until every kid has a laptop at home, with access to the Internet. Period.
Star Ledger--Will N.J. have enough teachers to reopen schools? Union worried many won’t go back.
The Record--Do police officers belong in NJ schools? Racial justice protests stir debate
Hannan Adely| NorthJersey.com| July 13, 2020
NPR--Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum
Education Week--How the CDC and Pediatricians Differ on School Reopening Guidance
Two influential public health organizations—the Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics—have released guidelines for schools on how to safely reopen this fall during the pandemic.
How do the two sets of recommendations differ from one another? And will the CDC alter its guidelines?
Arianna Prothero on July 9, 2020 3:52 PM
Chalkbeat--As CARES Act helps some schools, many say it’s just a down payment on what districts need to avoid financial disaster
Schools are starting to tap the money set aside for them in the federal coronavirus relief package. Many education advocates say they’ll need more to get through the coming school year.
Kalyn Belsha Jul 10, 2020, 1:50pm EDT
Chalkbeat--Pediatricians distance themselves from Trump’s school reopening push in new statement
Matt Barnum Jul 10, 2020, 11:18am EDT
Education Dive--Will schools mandate COVID-19 vaccine or face liability?
Nearly all states offer nonmedical exemptions to vaccination mandates, and those will likely stay in place even if districts require coronavirus inoculation.
Garden State Coalition of Schools