|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
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
NJ Spotlight--Want to Weigh In on Murphy’s Budget? Write It Down
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.
Kate Taylor| August 31, 2020
NPR--Remote Learning's 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?
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.
Shawna De La Rosa| Aug. 31, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools