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7-20-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy to Use $54M in Federal Aid to Help Bridge Digital Divide in State’s Schools

But Department of Education says the full cost of equipping schools, families for remote instruction is likely close to $115 million

John Mooney | July 20, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--You need to ‘mask train’ your kids before schools reopen, N.J. districts say. Here’s how to do it.

Students will be required to wear face masks in class in many New Jersey school districts this fall.

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/you-need-to-mask-train-your-kids-before-schools-reopen-nj-districts-say-heres-how-to-do-it.html

 Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated 6:46 AM; Today 6:30 AM

 

Star Ledger--Trump cites few coronavirus deaths among kids in N.J. as reason for reopening schools

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/trump-cites-few-coronavirus-deaths-among-kids-in-nj-as-reason-for-reopening-schools.html

 Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 20, 2020; Posted Jul 19, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Can we really reopen schools in the fall despite this deadly virus? | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/07/can-we-really-reopen-schools-in-the-fall-despite-this-deadly-virus-opinion.html

Lauren Manni| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist  

 

Star Ledger--Instructional pods, hand sanitizers and hybrid learning. What schools will be like in this N.J. county.

Brianna Kudisch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com|  Posted Jul 19, 7:10 AM

 

Education Week--How America's Leaders Have Failed Educators on COVID-19

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/07/16/how-americas-leaders-have-failed-educators-on.html

Andrew Ujifusa| July 16, 2020

 

Chalkbeat--Newark eyes mix of in-person and online learning but families will have ‘ultimate choice’

https://newark.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/17/21329037/newark-school-reopening-hybrid-families-choice

Patrick Wall Jul 17, 2020, 6:22pm EDT

 

Edutopia--2 Simple Ways to Improve Online Instruction

Distance learning started as an emergency in the spring, but teachers are finding ways to make it better, even for students working on smartphones.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/2-simple-ways-improve-online-instruction

Jorge Valenzuela| July 17, 2020

 


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