7-27-21 Education in the News

The Record--NJ middle schools will have to teach civics classes starting in 2022


Mary Ann Koruth|July 23, 2021

Education Dive--School attorneys: Heated discourse at meetings shouldn't keep boards from conducting business

The public has a right to participation and free speech, but there are steps school boards can take to set expectations for decorum at meetings.


Kara Arundel| Published July 26, 2021

NY Times--As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger

Frustrated by the prospect of a new surge, many Americans are blaming the unvaccinated. A tougher stance may backfire, some experts warn.


Roni Caryn Rabin| July 27, 2021Updated 6:19 a.m. ET

Education Week--How Political Backlash to Critical Race Theory Reached School Reopening Guidance


Andrew Ujifusa July 23, 2021

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: How best do we teach kids about Holocaust horrors? Show them what it was like

Virtual reality creates hands-on experiences that engage and inform students in new ways


Jennifer Rich, Michael Haley Goldman and Sara Pitcairn July 26, 2021