|8-30-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Pandemic’s impact on children needs attention, experts say
They don’t face the same COVID-19 risks as adults. But children are impacted greatly
Star Ledger--Can my K-12 kid take a ‘gap year’ and skip school this year?
Philadelphia Inqurer—This was supposed to be a return-to-normal school year. It will be anything but.
Kristin A. Graham, Melanie Burney, Maddie Hannah| August 30, 2021
NY Times--How the Delta Variant Infiltrated an Elementary School Classroom
A detailed study in California found that the variant easily spread from an unvaccinated teacher to children and, in a few cases, their families.
Sabrina Imbler and Emily Anthes| Aug. 27, 2021
The Atlantic—The pandemic broke a fundamental rule of teaching.
America’s schoolchildren spent less time in the classroom last year than ever before in modern history. Now teachers are scrambling to fill in the gaps.
NPR--Children's Mental Health Gets Millions In Funding From The Biden Administration
Education Week--Schools Are Getting a Windfall of Money for Pandemic Relief. How Will They Spend It?
The Associated Press — August 26, 2021 7 min read
Education Dive--Districts begin mandating COVID-19 vaccines for eligible students
Naaz Modan Reporter| Published Aug. 27, 2021