11-12-18 Education in the News

Star Ledger—Op-Ed: 20 reasons why 20 minutes of recess is vital for N.J. school kids

A new law requiring 20 minutes of daily playtime for Garden State elementary school students will no longer go into effect this school year. Instead, a one-year delay will give schools more time to prepare academic schedules.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/11/20_reasons_why_20_minutes_of_recess_is_vital_for_nj_school_kids.html#incart_river_index

Kim McCall| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist|   Updated Nov 9; Posted Nov 9

 

Asbury Park Press—Editorial: Spend Referendum Bond Money Wisely

The big question following approval of New Jersey’s school bond referendum is how the money will be divvied up.

https://www.app.com/story/opinion/editorials/2018/11/09/spend-new-jersey-referendum-bond-money-wisely-editorial/1941064002/

November 12, 2018

 

NPR--'We're Bringing Education Back': Takeaways From The Election

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/09/666172002/we-re-bringing-education-back-takeaways-from-the-election

Anya Kamenetz| November 9, 201812:53 PM ET