|7-14-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--As applications plunge, Newark schools face threat of lower enrollment
About 4,000 fewer students applied to traditional schools and most charter schools. But time remains to recruit students
NJ Spotlight--Off-season spike in respiratory virus sends NJ kids to hospitals
Respiratory Syncytial Virus, which usually spikes over the winter, reappears after people shed their masks
Star Ledger--Number of free meals given to N.J. kids last July tripled. Here’s how to find help regardless of income.
NY Times--New York City and California are sticking with their mask mandates in schools.
Alexandra E. Petri| July 13, 2021
NY Times--Schools Are Receiving $129 Billion in Stimulus Aid. Where Is It Going?
There’s money for summer schools, tutors and field trips, but other urgent needs will not be addressed.
NPR: Illinois Has Become The First State To Require The Teaching Of Asian American History
Education Week--Kids Are Behind on Routine Vaccinations. Here’s What Schools Can Do About It
Arianna Prothero — July 09, 2021
Education Week--Tears, Politics, and Money: School Boards Become Battle Zones
The Associated Press — July 12, 2021 4 min read