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5-19-20 Education in the News
Star Ledger--Murphy has 'hope’ for graduations in N.J. later this summer...' Star Ledger--Our school district is advocating for the invisible students...'

NPR--YMCA, American Camp Association Release Guide For Opening Summer Camps...'

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--USDA Extends Waivers to Help Schools Feed Hungry Kids During COVID-19 Closures...'

Education Dive—How Feasible Are School Reopening Plans for Fall? Common trends across reopening plans from prominent education, government and health organizations suggest doing so may be easier said than done...'

Edutopia--Maintaining Work-Life Balance During the Pandemic Keeping school and personal life separate, always a struggle for teachers, is even more difficult when they’re both in the same place...'

The Hechinger Report--Facing uncertain futures, high school seniors weigh tough college options and alternate paths...'

Star Ledger--Murphy has 'hope’ for graduations in N.J. later this summer

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/05/murphy-has-hope-for-graduations-in-nj-later-this-summer.html

Amanda Hoover | NJ Advance Media For NJ.com| Updated May 18, 2020; Posted May 18, 2020

 

Star Ledger--Our school district is advocating for the invisible students

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/05/our-school-district-is-advocating-for-the-invisible-ones.html

Sancha K. Gray| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist | Updated May 18, 2020; Posted May 18, 2020

 

NPR--YMCA, American Camp Association Release Guide For Opening Summer Camps

In a typical summer, more than 14 million campers and staff attend overnight and day camps in the United States. But summer 2020 will be far from typical. To prepare for that, the nation's largest summer camp associations, the American Camp Association and the YMCA of the USA, have released a "field guide" for how summer and day camps can operate more safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/18/857862937/summer-camp-associations-release-detailed-field-guide-for-opening-safely

Anya Kamenetz | May 18, 20203:53 PM ET

 

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--USDA Extends Waivers to Help Schools Feed Hungry Kids During COVID-19 Closures

The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended waivers from rules for school meal programs Friday so that schools can continue feeding students affected by closures due to the coronavirus pandemic through the summer months.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/05/usda-school-meal-waivers-coronavirus-summer.html

Evie Blad on May 15, 2020 10:54 AM

 

Education Dive—How Feasible Are School Reopening Plans for Fall?

Common trends across reopening plans from prominent education, government and health organizations suggest doing so may be easier said than done.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released much-anticipated guidance Friday to help school leaders nationwide as they weigh options to reopen schools in the fall —​ or even as early as the summer in some places. 

When compared to frameworks and recovery plans released by other

https://www.educationdive.com/news/how-feasible-are-school-reopening-plans-for-fall/578112/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| May 18, 2020

 

Edutopia--Maintaining Work-Life Balance During the Pandemic

Keeping school and personal life separate, always a struggle for teachers, is even more difficult when they’re both in the same place.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/maintaining-work-life-balance-during-pandemic

Lauren Huddleston| May 18, 2020

 

The Hechinger Report--Facing uncertain futures, high school seniors weigh tough college options and alternate paths

Editor-in-Chief of The Hechinger Report, Liz Willen, shares what she’s heard from high school seniors who are feeling anxious and overwhelmed as they face pandemic-fueled challenges.

https://hechingerreport.org/facing-uncertain-futures-high-school-seniors-weigh-tough-college-options-and-alternate-paths/

Sabby Robinson May 14, 2020

 


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