NJ Spotlight--NJ gets final signoff on $2.7B COVID-19 aid for schools
Federal regulators approve plan for school spending ahead of September reopening
Chalkbeat--‘It’s only a matter of time’: Newark union leader tells teachers to prepare for vaccine mandate
Patrick Wall Aug 13, 2021, 11:51am EDT
InsiderNJ--Court Preliminarily Approves Landmark Settlement That Improves Special Education Services in New Jersey State Prisons
Court Preliminarily Approves Landmark Settlement That Improves Special Education Services in New Jersey State Prisons
August 12, 2021, 3:49 pm
Asbury Park Press--Here's how kids can cope with back-to-school stress as 'normal' learning resumes in NJ
Gene Myers| NorthJersey.com| August 16, 2021
NY Times--Doubts, Anger and Anxiety: What It’s Like to Go to School Now
What was supposed to be a new, relatively normal year has become a politicized, bewildering experience for many parents, students and educators.
Washington Post--Emerging from the pandemic, districts look to expand personalized competency-based education
Nancy Walser| August 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Education Week--Nation’s Largest Teachers’ Union Now Supports Vaccine Mandates for Educators
Sarah Schwartz — August 12, 2021 3 min read
Education Dive--Superintendents navigate fiery mask debates amid employment threats
Despite mask bans and threats to jobs, some leaders are requiring masks. They're difficult decisions one expert compared to "snow days on steroids."
Naaz Modan| Published Aug. 13, 2021
Edutopia--Let’s Start This Year by Focusing on Learning Gains
There’s a lot of talk about learning loss, but teachers can guide students to reflect on all the ways they’ve grown during the pandemic.
Jamie Kobs| August 12, 2021
The Hechinger Report--PROOF POINTS: When remedial education gets woven into class time
Just-in-time review shows promise in one pandemic experiment
Jill Barshay August 16, 2021