8-23-21 Education in the News

Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--How schools are racing to respond to a mental health crisis

Schools are staffing up and making other preparations as they brace for an expected surge in mental health needs when students return this fall

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/08/student-mental-health-needs-nj-schools-response-pandemic/

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark†| August 23, 2021 |†Education,†Coronavirus in NJ

Press of Atlantic City--Updated school reopening guidance changes contact tracing rules for students

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/education/updated-school-reopening-guidance-changes-contact-tracing-rules-for-students/article_dd33558c-01f5-11ec-8a6a-37bc3681a8c9.html#tracking-source=home-trending

Claire Lowe| August 22, 2021

Education Dive--Ed groups ask Cardona to clarify plans for resuming federal school accountability requirements

https://www.k12dive.com/news/ed-groups-ask-cardona-to-clarify-plans-for-resuming-federal-school-accounta/605230/

Naaz Modan| Published Aug. 20, 2021

Education Dive--How schools are using ESSER funds to attract, retain teachers

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-schools-are-using-esser-funds-to-attract-retain-teachers/605311/

Kara Arundel| Published Aug. 20, 2021

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Letís work together to solve a growing demand for skilled teachers

We can start by making the profession more attractive and removing barriers

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-lets-work-together-to-solve-a-growing-demand-for-skilled-teachers/

Lynn M Gangone†August 23, 2021