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3-27-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Just the FAQs: What the State DOE Is Telling Schools About COVID-19

The NJ Department of Education has been busy issuing guidance on numerous ways schools need to meet challenges of the coronavirus epidemic

For New Jersey’s schools, the changes imposed by the coronavirus pandemic are looking increasingly as if they’re here for the long haul.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced yesterday that any decision about how long New Jersey’s schools will remain closed and rely on remote learning will not be made until at least April 17, a month after his initial executive order to shutter schools.


John Mooney| March 27, 2020


Star Ledger--N.J. extends statewide school closure to at least April 17, virtual learning will continue

New Jersey’s schools will remain closed through at least April 17 as the state grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday.


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 26, 2020; Posted Mar 26, 2020



Jersey Journal--Some parents in Jersey City wonder how long-term shutdown will impact learning

As parents and teachers continue to adjust the new normal of home instruction, questions grow about the long-term viability of the educational format.


Joshua Rosario | The Jersey Journal| Posted Mar 26, 2020


Education Week--Flood of Online Learning Resources Overwhelms Teachers

Teachers are overwhelmed by the flood of online educational resources on social media since schools across the country began a rapid and unexpected transition to remote learning in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Sarah Schwartz| March 25, 2020



Education Week--'Know and Trust Your Judgment': Being the Superintendent in the Coronavirus Crisis

Nearly all the nation's schools may be closed, but it has not stopped tens of thousands of superintendents from working round the clock to arrange social services and meals for students and stand up some kind of distance learning program.


Stephen Sawchuk on March 24, 2020 2:43 PM


Chalkbeat--Money for technology, cleaning, summer learning: What the coronavirus stimulus bill means for schools


Sarah Darville, Matt Barnum| March 26, 2020


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