7-28-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--CDC alters mask guidance ó what that means for NJ

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, fully vaccinated people now advised to wear masks in certain regions

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/07/cdc-alters-mask-guidance-covid-19-on-rise-what-that-means-for-nj/

Genesis Obando | July 28, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ

MyCentralJersey.com--CDC recommends K-12 students and residents in 8 NJ counties wear masks indoors

https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2021/07/27/new-cdc-mask-guidelines-k-12-students-nj-residents/5389292001/

Lindy Washburn| NorthJersey.com| June 27, 2021

NY Times--The Pandemic Hurt These Students the Most

New research shows that all groups are behind in math and reading after disruptions during the pandemic. But itís the most vulnerable students who experienced the steepest setbacks.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/28/us/covid-schools-at-home-learning-study.html

Sarah Mervosh| July 28, 2021Updated 4:12 a.m. ET

NY Times--As Delta Variant Spreads, N.Y.C. Parents Worry About Coming School Year

So far, there have been very few cases in New York Cityís summer school session, but some parents want a remote option for the fall.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/28/nyregion/covid-delta-variant-school-reopening.html

Emma Goldberg and Eliza Shapiro| July 28, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET

NPR--How Some Districts Are Trying To Get Anxious Families Back Into School Buildings

https://www.npr.org/2021/07/26/1017864066/how-some-districts-are-trying-to-get-anxious-families-back-into-school-buildings

Sneha Dey| July 26, 20219:22 AM ET

Education Week--Hereís One Way to Keep School Buses Safe During the Pandemic

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/heres-one-way-to-keep-school-buses-safe-during-the-pandemic/2021/07

Sarah D. Sparks ó July 26, 2021 2 min read

Chalkbeat--The pandemicís toll: National test scores show progress slowed, gaps widened

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/28/22596904/pandemic-covid-school-learning-loss-nwea-mckinsey

Matt Barnum Jul 28, 2021, 12:01am EDT

Education Dive--Report: 'Startling differences' in teacher licensure pass rates among states

https://www.k12dive.com/news/report-startling-differences-in-teacher-licensure-pass-rates-among-state/603601/

Naaz Modan| Published July 22, 2021