|4-14-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Why New Jersey Schools Should Not Reopen This School Year
Gov. Murphy should resist any talk of reopening and should announce that decision sooner rather than later
NJ Spotlight--Murphy to Sign Bill for July 15 Tax Filing, Moody’s Downgrades NJ’s Rating Outlook
Governor joins seven-state group to plan coordinated resumption of normal activities across Northeast, cautions that ‘an economic recovery only occurs on the back of a health-care recovery’
The Record--Will NJ schools stay closed for rest of spring? Parents, districts wait for Murphy's answer
The Atlantic--The Anxious Child and the Crisis of Modern Parenting
How to raise a resilient child in 2020
Education Week--National Survey Tracks Impact of Coronavirus on Schools: 10 Key Findings
The disruption in K-12 education due to the coronavirus is way more than anyone could have imagined just a couple of months ago. A system that has relied primarily on face-to-face interactions in school buildings for generations is now operating almost entirely virtual. That big, rapid shift has dampened morale among both teachers and students, and it has exposed huge equity problems in K-12 schools.
Holly Kurtz April 10, 2020
Education Dive--Ed, tech coalition launches resource for remotely serving special needs students
Some also suggest parents and educators will be more likely to consider virtual services in the future, following school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As the U.S. Department of Education considers whether to recommend waivers from certain aspects of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, several organizations have joined together to support the special education community through the challenges caused by school closures.
Edutopia--There’s an App for That—School Counseling and SEL Go Online
From virtual counseling to wellness apps, school districts are increasingly turning to “telehealth” to meet students’ mental health needs during the pandemic.
Nora Fleming| April 10, 2020