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8-24-21 Education in the News

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InsiderNJ--Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Instituting Vaccination or Testing Requirement for All Preschool to Grade 12 Personnel (includes link to EO 253)

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/governor-murphy-signs-executive-order-instituting-vaccination-testing-requirement-preschool-grade-12-personnel/

August 23, 2021, 7:31 pm |

 

NJ Spotlight--Fine Print: How health and safety guidelines for schools have been revised

With school soon starting up, Murphy’s guidelines are further tweaked

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/08/health-safety-social-distancing-masks-nj-guidelines-schools-revised/

John Mooney, Education writer | August 24, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJEducation

 

Press of Atlantic City--Monmouth Poll finds most voters support school mask mandate

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/monmouth-poll-finds-most-voters-support-school-mask-mandate/article_c69be7ac-0426-11ec-80cc-fb6b149e414d.html#tracking-source=home-the-latest

Claire Lowe| August 23, 2021

 

Education Week--Why Failing to Require Masks Could Cost Districts Millions Later

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/why-failing-to-require-masks-could-cost-districts-millions-later/2021/08

Mark Lieberman — August 20, 2021 9 min read

 

NPR--Schools Blocking Mask Mandates Could Face Civil Rights Probes, Official Says

https://www.npr.org/sections/back-to-school-live-updates/2021/08/23/1030277164/states-blocking-school-mask-mandates-could-face-civil-rights-probes-official-say

Deepa Shivaram| August 23, 202111:02 AM ET

 

NJ Spotlight--NJ’s teacher shortage adds to list of concerns in return to in-person learning

Vacancies are notable in hard-to-staff disciplines, including special education, science, mathematics and bilingual education

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/njs-teacher-shortage-adds-to-list-of-concerns-in-return-to-in-person-learning/

Joanna Gagis, Correspondent | August 23, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJEducation

 

NJ Spotlight--New vaccination mandate ‘in a race against’ delta variant

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/08/sweeping-vaccination-mandate-trend-murphy-school-state-employees/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | August 24, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJHealth Care

 

Star Ledger--Gov. Murphy’s hometown school board may challenge him on masks

Updated: Aug. 23, 2021, 10:23 p.m. | Published: Aug. 23, 2021, 10:23 p.m.

https://www.nj.com/news/2021/08/gov-murphys-hometown-school-board-may-challenge-him-on-masks.html

Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

 

MyCentralJersey.com--Remote learning: Murphy reiterates no virtual school other than contingency plan for outbreaks

https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/education/2021/08/24/governor-phil-murphy-no-virtual-school-contingency-plan-covid/8247526002/

Mary Ann Koruth| NorthJersey.com| August 24, 2021

 

Education Dive--Report: Pandemic's full impact on students with disabilities still unclear

https://www.k12dive.com/news/more-data-on-pandemic-experiences-of-students-with-disabilities-needed/605365/

Kara Arundel| Published Aug. 23, 2021

 

 


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