7-23-20 Education in the News
NJ Spotlight--New Methods Pose Challenges and Health Risks for Teachers Returning to School...' NJ Spotlight--New Jersey Has Spent Only a Fraction of $2.4B Federal COVID-19 Aid, Legislative Sources Say...'

Associated Press (via StarLedger)--Poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening...'

Star Ledger--What if we did things differently to make schools safe in the age of COVID?    Opinion...'

Star Ledger--N.J. schools face $1B cut without new federal stimulus aid, Murphy warns as he blasts McConnell...'

The Record--Coming Thursday, 1 pm: NJ teachers union head, Ridgewood/ Leonia medical expert discuss school opening live...'

Asbury Park Press--Lakewood Board of Education approves plan to open schools, purchase classrooms and shields...'

NPR--Families Of Children With Special Needs Are Suing In Several States. Here's Why...'

Education Week--Round-the-Clock Communication Is Exhausting Teachers...'

Chalkbeat--Reopening America’s schools is way harder than it should be...'

Chalkbeat--Denver promises its 100% virtual school will be ‘more robust’ than in the spring. Here’s how it would work...'

Education Dive--When schools reopen, extra cleaning will be essential but expensive...'

NJ Spotlight--New Methods Pose Challenges and Health Risks for Teachers Returning to School

Educators grapple with how to adapt to teaching in person and virtually, safety concerns and more

https://www.njspotlight.com/news/new-methods-pose-challenges-and-health-risks-for-teachers-returning-to-school/

Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | July 23, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

NJ Spotlight--New Jersey Has Spent Only a Fraction of $2.4B Federal COVID-19 Aid, Legislative Sources Say

It’s difficult to follow the money, but evidence is that Murphy administration has used less than 3% of state’s allotment

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/new-jersey-has-spent-only-a-fraction-of-2-4b-federal-covid-19-aid-legislative-sources-say/

Colleen O'Dea | July 23, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Budget

 

Associated Press (via StarLedger)--Poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/poll-very-few-americans-back-full-school-reopening.html

The Associated Press| Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020

 

Star Ledger--What if we did things differently to make schools safe in the age of COVID? | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/07/what-if-we-did-things-differently-to-make-schools-safe-in-the-age-of-covid-opinion.html

Claire Cahen and Leah Z. Owens| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020

 

Star Ledger--N.J. schools face $1B cut without new federal stimulus aid, Murphy warns as he blasts McConnell

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/07/nj-schools-face-1b-cut-without-new-federal-stimulus-aid-murphy-warns.html

By Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020

 

The Record--Coming Thursday, 1 pm: NJ teachers union head, Ridgewood/ Leonia medical expert discuss school opening live

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2020/07/21/watch-live-njea-head-discusses-school-opening/5478567002/

Ed Forbes| North Jersey.com| July 22, 2020

 

Asbury Park Press--Lakewood Board of Education approves plan to open schools, purchase classrooms and shields

LAKEWOOD — All 6,500 township public schools students will go back to their classrooms when the new school year starts Sept. 4.

https://www.app.com/story/news/2020/07/23/lakewood-boe-plan-open-schools-purchase-classrooms-shields-covid/5478563002/

Gustavo Martínez Contreras| Asbury Park Press| July 23, 2020

 

NPR--Families Of Children With Special Needs Are Suing In Several States. Here's Why.

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/23/893450709/families-of-children-with-special-needs-are-suing-in-several-states-heres-why

Anya Kamenetz| July 23, 20207:06 AM ET

 

Education Week--Round-the-Clock Communication Is Exhausting Teachers

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/07/22/round-the-clock-communication-is-exhausting-teachers.html

Sarah Schwartz| July 21, 2020

 

Chalkbeat--Reopening America’s schools is way harder than it should be

So is leaving them closed. Now what?

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/23/21335245/reopening-schools

Sarah Darville Jul 23, 2020, 7:07am EDT

 

Chalkbeat--Denver promises its 100% virtual school will be ‘more robust’ than in the spring. Here’s how it would work

https://co.chalkbeat.org/2020/7/22/21334629/denver-virtual-school-heres-how-it-would-work

Melanie Asmar Jul 22, 2020, 2:19pm MDT

 

Education Dive--When schools reopen, extra cleaning will be essential but expensive

https://www.educationdive.com/news/when-schools-reopen-extra-cleaning-will-be-essential-but-expensive/581971/

Shawna De La Rosa| July 22, 2020