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7-8-20 Education in the News

Itís Hard for Public to Know How Much Taxpayers Will Save from Deals Between NJ and Unions

Savings of hundreds of millions of dollars have been touted, but the Murphy administration has refused requests for background information underlying some of the projections

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/its-hard-for-public-to-know-how-much-taxpayers-will-save-from-deals-between-nj-and-unions/

John Reitmeyer | July 8, 2020 | Budget, Coronavirus in NJ

Associated Press (via Star Ledger)--Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/trump-pushes-state-local-leaders-to-reopen-schools-in-fall.html

The Associated Press| Updated Jul 07, 2020; Posted Jul 07, 2020

NY Times--Trump Leans on Schools to Reopen as Virus Continues Its Spread

President Trump spearheaded an administration-wide push to pry open the nationís elementary and secondary schools, the next phase of his effort to get the economy on its feet.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/us/politics/trump-schools-coronavirus.html?searchResultPosition=1

Peter Baker and Erica L. Green| July 7, 2020

The Atlantic--A Better Fall Is Possible

States with low rates of the virus are in a position to reopen their schools this Septemberóbut they should do so very carefully, and with a focus on younger kids.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/better-fall-possible/613882/

Sarah Cohodes, Professor of economics and education at Teachers College, Columbia University July 7, 2020

NPR--States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/07/888793021/states-sue-education-department-over-allocation-of-pandemic-funds-to-schools

Scott Neuman †July 7, 20209:10 PM ET

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--House Bill Would Boost K-12 Aid by Over $500 Million, but Cut Charter School Fund

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/07/house-spending-bill-education-500-million-charter-cut.html

Andrew Ujifusa on July 7, 2020 8:54 AM

Education Dive--Survey: Students relatively positive on distance learning, but obstacles remain

A new YouthTruth survey†of 20,000 students in grades 5-12 across 166 schools in nine states finds that while students largely feel school logistics

https://www.educationdive.com/news/survey-students-relatively-positive-on-distance-learning-but-obstacles-re/581100/

Roger Riddell @EdDiveRoger | July 7, 2020


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