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9-1-20 Education in the News

NJ TV News (via NJ Spotlight)-Video: Teacher Shortages Force School Districts to Go Virtual

With teachers unwilling to face classroom conditions in some districts, schools are making last-minute plans to go full on with remote learning

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/covid-19-coronavirus-teachers-afraid-classrooms-overcrowded-remote-learning-virtual/

Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | September 1, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

NJ Spotlight--Video: Bill Would Mandate Flu Shots for All Students Pre-K Through College

Hoping to head off a 'twindemic,' outbreaks of the flu and COVID-19, some lawmakers are pushing to get all New Jersey students vaccinated against influenza

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/twindemic-flu-shots-covid-19-influenza-lawmakers-legislation/

Lilo H. Stainton, Briana Vannozzi | September 1, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Health Care

 

NJ Spotlight--Want to Weigh In on Murphy’s Budget? Write It Down

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/09/nj-budget-murphy-legislature-covid19/

John Reitmeyer | September 1, 2020 | Budget, Politics

 

NY Times--Federal Government Relaxes Rules on Feeding Low-Income Students

Under pressure from Congress, the Agriculture Department agreed to extend special rules making it easier for schools to provide subsidized meals, but only through December.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/31/us/schools-food-coronavirus.html

Kate Taylor| August 31, 2020

 

NPR--Remote Learning's Distractions Put Extra Pressure On Students With ADHD

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/09/01/907995034/remote-learnings-distractions-put-extra-pressure-on-students-with-adhd

Jon Hamilton| September 1, 20205:00 AM ET

 

Education Week--Are All-Remote Districts Really Saving That Much Money This Fall?

With so many thousands of districts doing all-remote learning this fall, there was an assumption by policymakers that they'd save millions of dollars. But how much are they really saving after all? 

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2020/08/are_all-remote_districts_reall.html

Daarel Burnette II on August 28, 2020 6:02 PM

 

Education Dive--Report: Up to 4 months of 'COVID slide' learning loss expected in K-5

An analysis from Illuminate Education found coronavirus school closures will likely cause a “COVID slide” of two to four months of learning loss, but the gaps are expected to be less pronounced in students who frequently interacted with teachers than in those who did not.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/report-up-to-4-months-of-covid-slide-learning-loss-expected-in-k-5/584389/

Shawna De La Rosa| Aug. 31, 2020

 

 


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