|7-27-20 Education in the News|
ABC News--Parents concerned about children falling behind as COVID-19 keeps schools shuttered: POLL
A majority of parents are concerned about their child falling behind in school.
Kendall Karson| July 24, 2020, 5:31 AM
NJ Spotlight--Fine Print: Virtual Back-to-School Checklist
State guidance defines what’s needed for families to stay all-virtual when school starts in September
NJTV (via NJ Spotlight)--NJ Providing All Students with Technology to Close the Digital Divide
Gov. Phil Murphy projects it will cost about $115 million in mostly federal funds to purchase devices and internet connectivity for students in need
NJ Spotlight--We’re not ready to reopen schools. Here’s what Murphy can do | Editorial
On schools, we are nowhere near ready for prime time. Let's use this month to rally.
Star Ledger--From teachers to custodians: Ranking coronavirus risks staff members face as N.J. schools reopen to students.
The Record--What if a child gets sick at school? An NJ pediatrician discusses how to reopen safely
Lindy Washburn| NorthJersey.com| July 26, 2020
NPR--Polls: Parents Are Hurting Without Child Care But In No Rush To Reopen Schools
Education Week--Parents Mobilize as Schools Wrestle With Tough Pandemic Decisions
Evie Blad| July 23, 2020
Education Week--Top DeVos Deputy: Our 'Instinct' Is to Not Give States Testing Waivers Next Year
Andrew Ujifusa on July 24, 2020 1:42 PM
Chalkbeat/NY Times--Reopening America’s schools is way harder than it should be
So is leaving them closed. Now what?
Sarah Darville Jul 23, 2020, 7:07am EDT
Education Dive--Flexibility needed to maintain teacher training during coronavirus
Edutopia--Reflections—and Lessons Learned—From Remote Learning
Experiences during remote learning inspire a teacher to reconsider—and refresh—her curriculum for the fall.
Carly Berwick| July 24, 2020
The Hechinger Report--PROOF POINTS: Survey reveals stark rich-poor divide in how U.S. children were taught remotely during the spring school closures
Low-income children reviewed old material while high-income children learned new things
Jill Barshay July 27, 2020