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8-19-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Push Stalls for Law Making New Jersey Schools Remote-Only

Lawmakers had backed the bill to halt plans for in-person learning in September, but Gov. Phil Murphy switched gears

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/nj-covid-19-education-remote-schools-murphy-legislature/

John Mooney | August 19, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

NJTV News( via NJ Spotlight)--School Reopening: Anxious Time for Children

Many children feeling isolated not just from friends, but from teachers too

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/school-reopening-anxious-time-for-children/

Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | August 19, 2020 | Education, Health Care

Star Ledger--Parents publicly rally for in-person classes after N.J. district switches opening plans

Scotch Plains-Fanwood district parents hold a rally to open district schools in front of Park Middle School in Scotch Plains on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.John Jones | For NJ Advance Media

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/parents-publicly-rally-for-in-person-classes-after-nj-district-switches-opening-plans.html

Josh Axelrod | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Aug 19, 2020; Posted Aug 18, 2020

Star Ledger--At least 139 N.J. school districts have inquired about starting the year all-remote, state says

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/at-least-139-nj-school-districts-have-inquired-about-starting-the-year-all-remote-state-says.html

Karin Price Mueller | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Aug 18, 2020; Posted Aug 18, 2020

Star Ledger--Iím a teacher and I canít go back to the classroom. What are my options?

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/im-a-teacher-and-i-cant-go-back-to-the-classroom-what-are-my-options.html

Updated Aug 18, 2020; Posted Aug 18, 2020

NPR--The Science Is Simple, So Why Is Opening Schools So Complicated?

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/14/902537801/the-science-is-simple-so-why-is-opening-schools-so-complicated

Brit Hanson|August 17, 20204:00 AM ET

Education Week--Reopening Schools During COVID-19: Lessons Learned From Around the World

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/08/13/reopening-schools-during-covid-19-lessons-learned-from.html

Mark Lieberman| August 13, 2020

Chalkbeat--This school year will be messy. Thatís OK.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/8/18/21372740/social-emotional-learning

Clio Stearns Aug 18, 2020, 12:48pm EDT

The Hechinger Report--Proof Points: How deep coronavirus school budget cuts are expected to harm student achievement

Previous recession shows teacher layoffs, after school programs and bus service cuts hit low-income students the hardest

https://hechingerreport.org/proof-points-how-deep-coronavirus-school-budget-cuts-are-expected-to-harm-student-achievement/

Jill Barshay August 17, 2020


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