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9-3-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--What Grade Does Murphy Get for NJ Schools’ Reopening?

Because he left that decision to local schools, it’s not clear yet what people will think of him

John Mooney | September 3, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/09/school-reopening-gov-murphy-guidance-remote-instruction-in-person-classes-school-boards-association/

 

NJ Spotlight--Video: Toms River Details Virtual Plan Waiting on State Approval

Toms River was ahead of the curve in switching from hybrid to an all-virtual model, when teacher and staff shortages left the district missing 25% of its workforce

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/video-toms-river-details-virtual-plan-waiting-on-state-approval/

Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | September 3, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

NJ Spotlight--Interview: Head of High School Athletics in NJ Talks About Returning to Play

Student athletes will be allowed to resume sports this fall after much debate and revisions to guidelines set by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association

Briana Vannozzi, NJTV News | September 3, 2020 | More Issues, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--N.J. has the best public schools in the nation — again, ranking says

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/09/nj-has-the-best-public-schools-in-the-nation-again-ranking-says.html

 Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Sep 02, 2020; Posted Sep 02, 2020  

 

Star Ledger--Thousands pushing to spare life-saving school counseling program from Murphy’s budget ax

Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest budget proposal eliminates a decades-old, nationally renowned mental health counseling program operating inside 100 school districts across New Jersey that educators and students say has saved lives.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/09/thousands-pushing-to-spare-life-saving-school-counseling-program-from-murphys-budget-ax.html

Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Sep 02, 2020; Posted Sep 02, 2020

 

The Record--Once hailed as heroes, NJ teachers face backlash as tensions grow over all-remote learning

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/education/2020/09/03/nj-schools-coronavirus-teachers-feel-backlash-over-remote-learning-push/5684988002/

Hannan Adely| NorthJersey.com| September 3, 2020

 

NY Times—Op-Ed: ‘Remote Learning’ Is Often an Oxymoron

We need to try harder to get kids back in school.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/02/opinion/remote-learning-coronavirus.html

Nicholas Kristof | Opinion Columnist| Sept. 2, 2020

 

Education Dive--DOL: No federal-approved leave for families choosing remote learning

https://www.educationdive.com/news/dol-no-federal-approved-leave-for-families-choosing-remote-learning/584588/

Katie Clarey @kclarey21| Sept. 1, 2020

 

Education Week--Nation's Schools Get a 'C' Once Again, Even as Pandemic Turns Up the Heat

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/09/02/nations-schools-get-a-c-once-again.html

Sterling C. Lloyd and Alex Harwin| September 1, 2020

 


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