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8-6-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Bayonne Schools Hope for State Approval of All-Virtual Learning in the Fall

An eye-opening readiness drill revealed the challenges of returning to in-person schooling

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/bayonne-schools-hope-for-state-approval-of-all-virtual-learning-in-the-fall/

Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | August 6, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Jersey Journal (via Star Ledger)--Deciding whether to send your child back to school.  Here’s what the experts say to consider

https://www.nj.com/hudson/2020/08/deciding-whether-to-send-you-child-back-to-school-heres-what-the-experts-say-to-consider/

Teri West|Updated Aug 05, 2020; Posted Aug 05, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Teachers need help to virtually educate students with disabilities | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/08/teachers-need-help-to-virtually-educate-students-with-disabilities-opinion/

Jennifer Goeke| Star Ledger Guest Columnist| August 5, 2020

 

Washington Post--Back to school in a pandemic: A guide to all the factors keeping parents and educators up at night

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/back-to-school-in-a-pandemic-a-guide-to-all-the-factors-keeping-parents-and-educators-up-at-night/2020/08/05/479542b4-d740-11ea-aff6-220dd3a14741_story/

Jessical Lahey and Tim Lahey| August 5, 2020

 

NPR—How safe is your school’s reopening plan?  Here’s what to look for.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/06/897295450/how-safe-is-your-schools-reopening-plan-here-s-what-to-look-for/

Anya Kamenetz, Jane Greenhalgh, Patti Neighmond, Allison Aubrey|August 6, 20205:00 AM ET

 

NPR--Most Teachers Concerned About In-Person School; 2 In 3 Want To Start The Year Online

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/06/898584176/most-teachers-concerned-about-in-person-school-2-in-3-want-to-start-the-year-onl

Anya Kamenetz, lAURA iSENSEE| August 6, 20205:00 AM ET

  

Education Week--Teaching in an Empty Classroom During COVID-19: Benefits and Drawbacks

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/08/04/teaching-in-an-empty-classroom-during-covid-19/

Mark Lieberman|August 4, 2020

 

Education Dive--Researchers: State budget cuts feed declines in test scores, achievement

https://www.educationdive.com/news/researchers-state-budget-cuts-feed-declines-in-test-scores-achievement/582932/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Aug. 5, 2020


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