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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.

Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 10, 2020; Posted Jul 10, 2020

 

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.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/07/murphy-tell-schools-you-cant-reopen-unless-you-close-the-digital-divide-editorial.html

Star-Ledger Editorial Board| Updated Jul 12, 2020; Posted Jul 12, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Will N.J. have enough teachers to reopen schools? Union worried many won’t go back.

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/will-nj-have-enough-teachers-to-reopen-schools-union-worried-many-wont-go-back.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 10, 2020; Posted Jul 10, 2020

 

 

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

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/07/10/889743843/denver-school-principal-on-how-students-led-swift-changes-to-black-history-curri

Ailsa Chang, Jonaki Mehta|   July 10, 20205:47 PM ET

 

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?

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2020/07/cdc_american_academy_pediatrics_guidelines_different.html

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.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/10/21320206/cares-act-down-payment-on-what-schools-really-need-avoid-financial-disaster

Kalyn Belsha Jul 10, 2020, 1:50pm EDT

 

Chalkbeat--Pediatricians distance themselves from Trump’s school reopening push in new statement

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/10/21320020/school-reopening-american-academy-pediatrics-trump-devos-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.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/will-schools-mandate-covid-19-vaccine-or-face-liability/580893/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published July 10, 2020


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