8-3-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Children and Coronavirus: So Much Still Unknown as Schools Head for Reopening

Early talk said kids weren’t facing the same risks. Now, experts say they do — as well as lingering effects if they become ill

Lilo H. Stainton | August 3, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education


Star Ledger--COVID-19 does not spare children| Opinion

As educators consider whether and how to reopen schools this fall, they should be mindful of the science, says Lawrence C. Kleinman, M.D, M.P.H., F.A.A.P., a key COVID-19 researcher.


Lawrence C. Kleinman| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Posted Aug 02, 2020


The Atlantic--There Are Other Options Besides Reopening Schools

Alternative solutions to parents’ dilemma just require more time, money, and imagination.


Ashley Fetters| July 31, 2020


NPR--Overwhelmed, Stressed, Scared: School Nurses Brace for the Fall Semester


Clare Lombardo|  July 31, 20208:44 AM ET


Insider NJ--Pennacchio: Governor Must Address Special Needs Students’ Education Immediately

When Special Ed Students Fall Behind, ‘Catching Up’ is Very Difficult


Insider NJ| August 2, 2020


Education Week--Map: Where Are Schools Open?

State-by-state map of where school buildings are open or closed


Education Week|Updated: July 31, 2020


Edutopia--How to Help Students Get Used to Masks

In many places, students returning to school buildings will be required to wear masks. These strategies can help elementary students adjust.


Lori Desautels| July 31, 2020