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12-15-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Senate’s education leader steps up and moves on

Headed to a leadership post, Sen. Teresa Ruiz reflects on a decade of running education policy

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2021/12/nj-senate-education-chairwoman-teresa-ruiz-majority-leader-looks-back/

John Mooney, Education writer | December 15, 2021 | Education

 

Star Ledger--N.J.’s COVID activity map is all orange, again. Here’s what it means for school quarantines.

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/12/njs-covid-activity-map-is-all-orange-again-heres-what-it-means-for-school-quarantines.html

 Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Dec. 15, 2021, 1:23 a.m. | Published: Dec. 14, 2021, 3:04 p.m.

 

New York Times--Shirley McBay, Pioneering Mathematician, Is Dead at 86

The first Black student to receive a doctorate from the University of Georgia, she devoted her life to advocating for diversity in science and math education.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/14/science/shirley-mcbay-dead.html?searchResultPosition=1

 Clay Risen|Dec. 14, 2021

 

NPR--Where are the students? For a second straight year, school enrollment is dropping

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/15/1062999168/school-enrollment-drops-for-second-straight-year

Anya Kamenetz, Cory Turner|   December 15, 20215:35 AM ET

 

Education Week--Schools Face Fears of ‘Critical Race Theory’ as They Scale Up Social-Emotional Learning

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/schools-face-fears-of-critical-race-theory-as-they-scale-up-social-emotional-learning/2021/12

Arianna Prothero & Evie Blad — December 13, 2021 14 min read

 

Education Dive--Why student data remains at risk — and what educators are doing to protect it

Outdated laws, abundance of state rules and increase in ed tech tools add to the difficulty in protecting students' personal data.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/why-student-data-remains-at-risk-and-what-educators-are-doing-to-protect-it/611462/

Kara Arundel Reporter| Published Dec. 14, 2021