|7-29-21 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--N.J.’s largest teachers union backs masks for all students, staff in schools after CDC guidance update
Rob Jennings| Updated Jul 28, 2021; Posted Jul 28, 2021
NJ Spotlight--High school students demand more services, less policing
Students urge more funding for counselors, other supports
NJ Spotlight--Spread of delta variant behind new mask warnings
New Jersey now urging people to wear masks, take precautions as COVID-19 cases rise
Insider NJ--Theodora Lacey of Teaneck and the Ongoing Fight Against School Segregation
NY Times--Pandemic and Racial Injustice Cause Outsize Harm to Black Students, Study Finds
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black people, coupled with racial trauma from last summer, will make it harder for Black students to return to classrooms, Teachers College research showed.
Isabella Grullón Paz| July 27, 2021
The Associated Press (via Education Week)--Sparked by Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across U.S.
The Associated Press — July 26, 2021 5 min read
Chalkbeat--The pandemic’s toll: National test scores show progress slowed, gaps widened
Matt Barnum Jul 28, 2021, 12:01am EDT
Edutopia--A Tool to Help Students Assess and Improve Their Character
A simple ledger can keep character top of mind for middle and high school students and allow them to track their improvement over time.
Maurice J. Elias| July 28, 2021
Garden State Coalition of Schools