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8-26-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Amid COVID Crisis, NJ Schools See Stable State Funding

Gov. Phil Murphy pitched a budget Tuesday that keeps state aid largely unchanged

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/nj-budget-preserves-school-funding-covid-costs-questions/

John Mooney | August 26, 2020 | Education, Budget

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: High Quality Child Care Must Be a Top Priority in NJís COVID-19 Recovery

Coming back from COVID-19 will demand a new way of thinking that must include the recognition that child care is inseparable from our success

Michele Siekerka | August 26, 2020 | Opinion, Coronavirus in NJ

Star Ledger--Latest list of N.J. school districts with plans for all-remote classes in September (Aug. 25, 2020)

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/latest-list-of-nj-school-districts-with-plans-for-all-remote-classes-in-september-aug-25-2020.html

By Nestor F. Sebastian | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Evan Slavit | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Katie Kausch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Caroline Fassett | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Aug 25, 5:22 PM; Posted Aug 25, 6:15 AM†††

Star Ledger--NJSIAA chief reiterates case for HS sports, putting onus on athletes to be safe

https://www.nj.com/highschoolsports/2020/08/njsiaa-chief-reiterates-case-for-hs-sports-putting-onus-on-athletes-to-be-safe.html

Mike Kinney | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Aug 25, 2020; Posted Aug 25, 2020

Asbury Park Press--New Jersey Schools Reopening Q&A: What if a child gets COVID?

https://www.app.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.app.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Feducation%2F2020%2F08%2F26%2Fnj-schools-reopening-q-a-who-decides-if-school-shuts-down%2F3435220001%2F

NY Times--Should Children Go Back to School? It Depends in Part on Your Politics

Thereís a large partisan divide in parentsí views on whether itís safe for students and teachers to return to school, several new surveys find.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/26/upshot/school-reopening-partisan-divide.html?searchResultPosition=1

Claire Cain Miller| Aug. 26, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

Education Week--Districts Lay Off Thousands of Paraprofessionals as Students Switch to Remote Learning

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2020/08/districts_layoff_thousands_of_.html

Daarel Burnette II on August 25, 2020 11:47 AM


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