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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.

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/parents-concerned-children-falling-covid-19-schools-shuttered/story?id=71947672&cid=clicksource_4380645_7_heads_posts_headlines_hed

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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/fine-print-virtual-back-to-school-checklist/

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

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/nj-providing-all-students-with-technology-to-close-the-digital-divide/

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.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/07/were-not-ready-to-reopen-schools-heres-what-murphy-can-do-editorial.html

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.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/07/from-nurses-to-janitors-how-risky-are-jobs-in-nj-schools-as-kids-return-amid-coronavirus.html

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

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2020/07/26/nj-schools-reopening-what-if-child-gets-sick-tests-positive/5510205002/

Lindy Washburn| NorthJersey.com| July 26, 2020

 

 

NPR--Polls: Parents Are Hurting Without Child Care But In No Rush To Reopen Schools

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/23/894675331/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

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/07/23/parents-mobilize-as-schools-wrestle-with-tough.html

Evie Blad| July 23, 2020

 

 

Education Week--Top DeVos Deputy: Our 'Instinct' Is to Not Give States Testing Waivers Next Year

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/07/devos-not-give-testing-waivers-next-year.html

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?

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/23/21335245/reopening-schools

Sarah Darville Jul 23, 2020, 7:07am EDT

 

 

Education Dive--Flexibility needed to maintain teacher training during coronavirus

https://www.educationdive.com/news/research-flexibility-needed-to-maintain-teacher-training-during-coronaviru/582241/

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

https://hechingerreport.org/proof-points-survey-reveals-stark-rich-poor-divide-in-how-u-s-children-were-taught-remotely-during-the-spring-school-closures/

Jill Barshay July 27, 2020

 


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