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8-28-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Advocates Put NJ on Notice Technology Gap Could Face Challenge

Tens of thousands of students lack tools for remote learning. Group says that violates their rights

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/technology-gap-remote-learning-constitutional-challenge-murphy-elc/

John Mooney | August 28, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--Return to the classroom or stay home and learn remotely? Kids, parents face a difficult decision.

Parents and students must weigh two less-than-perfect options: Return to classes, likely part time, or continue remote learning, an endeavor that often proved far from ideal in the spring.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/return-to-the-classroom-or-stay-home-and-learn-remotely-kids-parents-face-a-difficult-decision.html

Amanda Hoover | NJ Advance Media For NJ.com| Updated 7:04 AM; Today 6:35 AM

 

Star Ledger--N.J. schools reopening: These districts are planning all-remote, virtual classes (Aug. 28, 2020 updates)

Because of lingering concerns over the coronavirus, students in many public school districts across New Jersey will be starting the 2020-2021 school year with all-remote instruction.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/08/nj-schools-reopening-these-districts-are-planning-all-remote-virtual-classes-aug-28-2020-updates.html

Evan Slavit | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Nestor F. Sebastian | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Today 7:00 AM

 

Press of Atlantic City--NJ high school football teams will not be penalized if they kneel during national anthem

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/nj-high-school-football-teams-will-not-be-penalized-if-they-kneel-during-national-anthem/article_3bc946b5-588a-52da-94f8-3b469ba2bef3.html

PATRICK MULRANEN Staff Writer | August 27, 2020

 

NY Times--Why New Jersey’s Plan for In-Person Schooling Is Falling Apart

Growing numbers of districts are going online only, citing teacher shortages, ventilation issues and delayed guidance from the state on the virus.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/nyregion/nj-coronavirus-schools-reopening.html

Tracey Tully| Aug. 28, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

NPR--How Many Coronavirus Cases Are Happening In Schools? This Tracker Keeps Count

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/28/906263926/how-many-coronavirus-cases-are-happening-in-schools-this-tracker-keeps-count

Simone Popperl, Bo Hamby, Steve Inskeep| August 28, 20205:06 AM ET  

Education Dive--Fast Forward: Will COVID-19 trigger shift from standardized assessments?

https://www.educationdive.com/news/fast-forward-will-covid-19-trigger-shift-from-standardized-assessments/583907/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Aug. 27, 2020

 

The Hechinger Report--Best practices for remote learning, according to experts

https://hechingerreport.org/best-practices-for-remote-learning-according-to-experts/

Javeria Salman August 26, 2020

 


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