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12-17-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Quarantined students — out of school, out of reach of help if they need it

The administration has halved the number of days for quarantine, but some school officials say they’ve never seen this level of discipline problems, suicidal ideation

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2021/12/quarantined-students-out-of-school-out-of-reach-of-help-if-they-need-it/

John Mooney, Education writer | December 17, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Focus on learning acceleration to guide students through pandemic

Teaching with acceleration in mind helps our students build the mindset that enables them to thrive even in times of great strain

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2021/12/learning-acceleration-students-post-pandemic-new-jersey/

Dan Cogan-Drew, Patricia Wright | December 17, 2021 | Opinion, Education

 

Star Ledger--N.J. schools can cut quarantines to as few as 7 days for students exposed to COVID, new guidelines say

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/12/nj-schools-can-cut-quarantines-to-as-few-as-7-days-for-students-exposed-to-covid-new-guidelines-say.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Dec. 16, 2021, 11:30 p.m. | Published: Dec. 16, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

 

Star Ledger--Scaling back quarantine rules at N.J. school is a ‘recipe for disaster,’ health official says

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/12/scaling-back-quarantine-rules-at-nj-school-is-a-recipe-for-disaster-health-official-says.html

By Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com|   Updated: Dec. 16, 2021, 9:13 p.m. | Published: Dec. 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

 

Star Ledger--N.J. officials say TikTok school shooting threat is not credible, but police presence will be boosted

Updated: Dec. 16, 2021, 6:35 p.m. | Published: Dec. 16, 2021, 6:10 p.m.

https://www.nj.com/news/2021/12/nj-officials-say-tiktok-school-shooting-threat-is-not-credible-but-police-presence-will-be-boosted.html

Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

 

Education Week--Teachers Are Divided on Teaching LGBTQ Topics

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/educators-divided-on-whether-schools-should-teach-about-lgbtq-topics-survey-finds/2021/12

Ileana Najarro — December 15, 2021

 

Education Dive--New Hampshire lawsuit challenges law on 'divisive concepts' in classrooms

https://www.k12dive.com/news/new-hampshire-lawsuit-challenges-law-on-divisive-concepts-in-classrooms/611640/

Naaz Modan Reporter | Published Dec. 16, 2021