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10-25-21 Education in the News

Star Ledger--Pfizer says COVID vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/10/pfizer-says-covid-vaccine-more-than-90-effective-in-kids.html

The Associated Press| Updated: Oct. 23, 2021, 9:08 a.m. | Published: Oct. 22, 2021, 8:51 a.m.

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--Where have all the substitutes gone? With pandemic protocols and low pay, fewer Philly-area educators are taking the risk.

https://www.inquirer.com/news/substitute-teacher-shortage-jobs-pennsylvania-nj-20211023.html

Kristen A. Graham, Maddie Hanna, and Melanie Burney| October 23, 2021

 

NY Times--Their Jobs Made Them Get Vaccinated. They Refused.

The willingness of some workers to give up their livelihoods helps explain the country’s struggle to contain the pandemic.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/24/nyregion/new-york-workers-refuse-vaccine.html

Sarah Maslin Nir| Oct. 24, 2021

 

Washington Post--Nation’s youths are swamped with severe mental health crises, a group of experts warns

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/child-mental-health-emergency/2021/10/22/d3f01b1e-31d8-11ec-a1e5-07223c50280a_story.html

Erin Blakemore| October 22, 2021

 

NPR--With safety in mind, schools are getting their bands back together

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/23/1045248341/school-band-classes-back

Craig LeMoult| October 23, 20216:00 AM ET

 

Education Week--State Test Results Are In. Are They Useless?

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/state-test-results-are-in-are-they-useless/2021/10

Catherine Gewertz — October 21, 2021

 

Education Dive--Report: Create culturally affirming schools to address Black teacher turnover and retention

https://www.k12dive.com/news/report-create-culturally-affirming-schools-to-address-black-teacher-turnov/608731/

Anna Merod| Published Oct. 22, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--Why 2021 could be the start of a radical change in how Washington influences local schools

Education Secretary Cardona thinks harnessing the positive energy left over from surviving 2020 — and adding cash — may be the way to solve longstanding problems

https://hechingerreport.org/why-2021-could-be-the-start-of-a-radical-change-in-how-washington-influences-local-schools/

Lillian Mongeau| October 24, 2021