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5-18-20 Education in the News
Star Ledger--Big school cuts may be coming. Here’s where N.J. districts will slash first. The video conference of the Toms River Regional school board’s budget committee began on a positive note Wednesday as members logged on from their kitchen tables and home offices and noted the agenda was the shortest anyone could remember...'

Star Ledger--COVID-19 layoffs are coming for N.J. teachers. How bad will it get?
Newark teacher Elizabeth Stover talks to her students on the first day of school in 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos    NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) NJ Advance Media for NJ.com...'

NY Times--Glitches in Online A.P. Tests Add to Students’ Anxieties Technical problems with the digital versions of the Advanced Placement exams caused angst for high school students and parents at an already stressful time...'

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Trump, Fauci, and Reopening Schools: What You Need to Know Are President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci talking past each other when it comes to reopening the nation's schools?...'

Education Week--States All Over the Map on Remote Learning Rigor, Detail...'

Chalkbeat--New CDC guidance offers few details for schools deciding how to reopen...'

Education Dive--NEA poll: Lower online class attendance, equity among educators' top concerns...'

Star Ledger--Big school cuts may be coming. Here’s where N.J. districts will slash first.

The video conference of the Toms River Regional school board’s budget committee began on a positive note Wednesday as members logged on from their kitchen tables and home offices and noted the agenda was the shortest anyone could remember.

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated May 18, 2020; Posted May 17, 2020

 

Star Ledger--COVID-19 layoffs are coming for N.J. teachers. How bad will it get?

Newark teacher Elizabeth Stover talks to her students on the first day of school in 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/05/covid-19-layoffs-are-coming-for-nj-teachers-how-bad-will-it-get.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Updated May 15, 2020; Posted May 15, 2020

 

NY Times--Glitches in Online A.P. Tests Add to Students’ Anxieties

Technical problems with the digital versions of the Advanced Placement exams caused angst for high school students and parents at an already stressful time.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/16/us/AP-exams-test-glitch-virus.html

Jenny Gross| May 16, 2020

 

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Trump, Fauci, and Reopening Schools: What You Need to Know

Are President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci talking past each other when it comes to reopening the nation's schools?

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/05/trump-fauci-reopen-schools-covid.html

Evie Blad on May 14, 2020 3:59 PM

 

Education Week--States All Over the Map on Remote Learning Rigor, Detail

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/13/enormous-variation-among-state-online-learning-programs.html

Sarah Schwartz| May 14, 2020

 

Chalkbeat--New CDC guidance offers few details for schools deciding how to reopen

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance about when schools should reopen — but the brief “decision tree” seems unlikely to offer much to school officials looking for clarity.

Matt Barnum May 15, 2020, 12:15pm EDT

 

Education Dive--NEA poll: Lower online class attendance, equity among educators' top concerns

A poll surveying 1,936 National Education Association members shows the complexity of teaching students with disabilities, providing the same level of education to all students, and higher absenteeism rates are among the top concerns for educators during distance learning. 

https://www.educationdive.com/news/nea-poll-lower-online-class-attendance-equity-among-educators-top-concer/577981/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published May 15, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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