|4-1-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Can N.J.'s best teachers make virtual learning work? Here’s how they’re trying.
Star Ledger--N.J. school district switches to pass/fail grading because of the coronavirus
Students in one New Jersey school district will receive only pass/fail grades for the remainder of the school year in response to the coronavirus pandemic’s unprecedented impact on education.
Washington Post (via Philadelphia Inquirer)-FBI issues warning about ‘hijacking’ of online classes by intruders after schools report serious disruptions
The FBI just issued a warning to the public about the "hijacking" of online classrooms and teleconferences after it received reports of disturbances by people shouting racist and threatening language and displaying hate messages.
Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, Updated: March 31, 2020- 3:59 PM
Education Week--How to Teach Social-Emotional Learning When Students Aren't in School
Tens of millions of students are dealing with massive upheaval to their educations and daily lives with their schools shuttered indefinitely to thwart the spread of the coronavirus.
Arianna Prothero| March 30, 2020
Education Week--The Lost Senior Year: Credits, Proms, Sports All in Jeopardy
Sarah D. Sparks| March 30, 2020
Education Dive--States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend
More states are offering flexibilities around elective and even core credits to ensure seniors get their diplomas and move on to college despite closures.
Garden State Coalition of Schools