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


John Mooney | July 27, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ


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


Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | July 24, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ



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 Editorial Board| Updated Jul 26, 2020; Posted Jul 26, 2020



Star Ledger--From teachers to custodians: Ranking coronavirus risks staff members face as N.J. schools reopen to students.


Allison Pries | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Today 6:30 AM



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


Anya Kamenetz| July 23, 20201:29 PM ET


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


Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published July 24, 2020


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