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4-16-18 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy, Sweeney in Accord, More Money Should Go to Expanded Pre-K

Governor’s proposal would add another $68 million to the current allocation of $738 million all told


Michael Aron | NJTV News | April 16, 2019



NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Community Schools Could Become Hubs for Delivering Resources

Schools could be made a focal point for getting critical resources, including social services, to students and their families


G. Kennedy Greene | April 16, 2019



Education Week--More Education Studies Look at Cost-Effectiveness

What's more important to a superintendent: a math program shown to give a bigger boost to students' math skills in the next two years or one that gives a smaller improvement but fits the district's budget for five years?

Questions like that have become steadily more common as school leaders grapple with years of shrinking budgets.


Sarah D. Sparks| April 9, 2019



The Hechinger Report--Beyond basic reading, kids can learn how to think like a good reader

Making these thinking strategies explicit has helped close achievement gaps between English learners and their peers

Once students learn how to sound out words, reading is easy. They can speak the words they see. But whether they understand them is a different question entirely. Reading comprehension is complicated. Teachers, though, can help students learn concrete skills to become better readers. One way is by teaching them how to think as they read.


Tara García Mathewson| April 11, 2019



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