|8-24-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--What to Watch for as Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers NJ Budget 2020
From taxes to spending, the key points to follow in Tuesday’s speech and in subsequent negotiations before Oct. 1 deadline for budget adoption
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Schools Sound the Alarm as Key COVID-19 Meal Waiver Is Set to Expire
Evie Blad on August 21, 2020 4:05 PM
AP (via Star Ledger)--U.S. faces back-to-school laptop shortage: AP exclusive
Philadelphia Inquirer—‘He’s not being educated.’ For students with autism and severe disabilities the pandemic is a disaster. What comes next?
Kristen A. Graham| August 24, 2020
NY Times--Covid in the Classroom? Some Schools Are Keeping It Quiet
Some states and school districts provide detailed data on school outbreaks. Others choose to keep such information under wraps.
Dan Levin| Aug. 22, 2020
NPR--Schools Say They Have To Do Better For Students With Disabilities This Fall
Cory Turner| August 21, 20209:09 AM ET
Education Week--COVID-19 School Reopening Battle Moves to the Courts
As states and communities wrestle with the question of whether to reopen school buildings in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, some of those arguments are leading to lawsuits.
Mark Walsh| August 21, 2020
Chalkbeat--Virtual suspensions. Mask rules. More trauma. Why some worry a student discipline crisis is on the horizon
Kalyn Belsha Aug 21, 2020, 7:14pm EDT
Edutopia--8 Strategies to Improve Participation in Your Virtual Classroom
Educators share their best synchronous and asynchronous strategies to boost student participation during online learning.
Emelina Minero| August 21, 2020
The Hechinger Report--Schedules for distance learning are all over the place (and it’s making parents crazy)
Parents are frustrated by intricate and lengthy remote learning schedules
Jackie Mader August 19, 2020