|7-16-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Well-staffed school libraries can help students recover from their pandemic year
School library media specialists reach every student, every year they’re in that building, fostering relationships that ignite and sustain a love of reading and learning
NY Times--Haunted by Past Virus Surges, California Leans on Masks and Vaccines
A new indoor mask requirement in Los Angeles County comes as new virus cases have nearly tripled statewide. Immunization rates, however, should keep any spike below past peaks.
The Atlantic--COVID-19’s Effects on Kids Are Even Stranger Than We Thought
Doctors have found a concerning link between the rare pediatric complication known as MIS-C and a syndrome related to tampon use.
Roxanne Khamsi| July 15, 2021
NPR--What Do Alabama And California Have In Common? Top-Notch U.S. History Standards
Education Week--Topics Be Enforced? Here’s What 10 States Plan to Do
Eesha Pendharkar — July 14, 2021 5 min read
Chalkbeat--A surge in pandemic Fs raises old concerns about credit recovery. Here’s how schools could make it better.
Researchers and educators says schools should first try to figure out why students failed, and think carefully about who should make up classes online.
Kalyn Belsha | July 15, 2021
Education Dive--Survey: Under-resourced schools less likely to perform COVID-19 testing in fall
Naaz Modan Reporter| Published July 15, 2021