7-6-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--The Class of 2021: Their thoughts on a year like none other

Students from across New Jersey submitted their graduation speeches. Read what they had to say

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/07/nj-class-of-2021-reflect-on-year-like-none-other-selected-commencement-speeches/

John Mooney, Education writer | July 5, 2021 | Education

StarLedger--To strengthen ourdemocracy, young people should answer the call and serve | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/07/to-strengthen-our-democracy-young-people-should-answer-the-call-and-serve-opinion.html

Maurice Elias| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Posted Jul 03, 2021

The Record--Is Murphy's decision to lift the mandate on school masks based on science or politics?

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2021/07/06/covid-mask-mandate-lifting-nj-gov-murphy-politics-science/7827775002/

Scott Fallon| NorthJersey.com| July 6, 2021

Education Week--Why the Critical Race Theory Fight Is Harder for Educators Than the Common Core Battle

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/why-the-critical-race-theory-fight-is-harder-for-educators-than-the-common-core-battle/2021/07

Andrew Ujifusa July 01, 2021 12 min read

Chalkbeat--My civics students taught me how to honor an imperfect country on the Fourth of July

Human beings are worthy of love even when they disappoint us. Are nations?

https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/1/22560124/july-fourth-civics

Tamara Mann Tweel Jul 1, 2021, 9:36pm EDT

The Hechinger Report--As schools reopen, will Black and Asian families return?

The pandemic has underscored racial injustices in education. Black and Asian families want those issues fixed before they return to the classroom

https://hechingerreport.org/as-schools-reopen-will-black-and-asian-families-return/

Evelilne Chao\ July 5, 2021