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5-15-20 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--NJ Schools to Get $280M in Federal Emergency Aid, But Future Still Uncertain Gov. Phil Murphy says state aid to schools is in jeopardy as New Jersey faces revenue shortfalls in the billions of dollars...'

NJ Spotlight--Counselors, Nurses, OtherSchool Staffers Adapt to Working From a Distance Like teachers, guidance counselors, librarians and school nurses are juggling more jobs than ever — on the phone and over the internet...'

Washington Post (via Philadelphia Inquirer)--CDC offers brief checklists to guide businesses, schools and others on reopening...'

NJ Times--DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools...'

Education Week--Teachers Hungry for State Leadership on School Reopenings As educators wrap up the current school year in unprecedented circumstances due to the coronavirus, they want state leaders to give as much direction as possible about how to prepare for the next one...'

Education Dive--Report: Nearly half of principals considering leaving their schools...'

NJ Spotlight--NJ Schools to Get $280M in Federal Emergency Aid, But Future Still Uncertain

Gov. Phil Murphy says state aid to schools is in jeopardy as New Jersey faces revenue shortfalls in the billions of dollars

New Jersey’s public schools stand to gain more than $280 million in federal emergency aid due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from a few thousand dollars in the smallest districts to more than $10 million in the largest cities.

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/nj-schools-to-get-280m-in-federal-emergency-aid-but-future-still-uncertain/

John Mooney | May 15, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

NJ Spotlight--Counselors, Nurses, OtherSchool Staffers Adapt to Working From a Distance

Like teachers, guidance counselors, librarians and school nurses are juggling more jobs than ever — on the phone and over the internet

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/05/pandemic-makes-virtual-school-systems-a-reality-for-nj/

Kimberlee Bongard | May 15, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Washington Post (via Philadelphia Inquirer)--CDC offers brief checklists to guide businesses, schools and others on reopening

Lenny Bernstein, William Wan, Josh Dawsey and Rachel Weiner, Washington Post? May 15, 2020

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/cdc-coronavirus-reopening-guidelines-schools-businesses-20200515.html

 

NJ Times--DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, using discretion written into the coronavirus stabilization law, is using millions of dollars to pursue long-sought policy goals that Congress has blocked.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/15/us/politics/betsy-devos-coronavirus-religious-schools.html

Erica L. Green| May 15, 2020Updated 7:22 a.m. ET

 

Education Week--Teachers Hungry for State Leadership on School Reopenings

As educators wrap up the current school year in unprecedented circumstances due to the coronavirus, they want state leaders to give as much direction as possible about how to prepare for the next one.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/13/teachers-hungry-for-state-leadership-on-school.html

Evie Blad | May 13, 2020

 

Education Dive--Report: Nearly half of principals considering leaving their schools

A new report based on a survey conducted by the Learning Policy Institute and the National Association of Secondary School Principals finds 42% of principals are considering leaving their position, citing heavy workloads

https://www.educationdive.com/news/report-nearly-half-of-principals-considering-leaving-their-schools/577843/

Shawna De La Rosa| May 14, 2020

 


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