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4-27-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Let Solar Energy Grow at Schools

Board of Public Utilities should continue to provide incentives to support on-site projects, which benefit education system, taxpayers and the environment


Lawrence S. Feinsod | April 27, 2020 | Opinion



Star Ledger--N.J. towns and schools brace for economic pain that could force layoffs, property taxes hikes

Gov. Phil Murphy says state finances have fallen off a cliff amid the coronavirus pandemic, and he’s warning of historic layoffs at all levels of government if New Jersey is unable to muster the money it needs to meet its obligations.


Riley Yates | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 24, 2020; Posted Apr 24, 2020



NPR--AP Exams Are Still On Amid Coronavirus, Raising Questions About Fairness

A lot is at stake for students taking Advanced Placement exams, even in normal times. If you score high enough, you can earn college credit. It's also a big factor in college applications. But for some students, the idea of studying right now feels impossible.


Jackie Ferrentino for NPR| April 27, 20207:00 AM ET


Education Week--Why Some States Keep Schools Closed, Even as Businesses Move to Reopen

State leaders eyeing ways to lift coronavirus-driven shutdowns agree that it’s impossible to fully “reopen” a state’s economy when children are home from school, limiting their parents’ ability to return to work.


Evie Blad| April 23, 2020


Chalkbeat--Schools need a big influx of federal money — with strings attached, union think tank argues


Matt Barnum Apr 24, 2020, 5:00am EDT



Edutopia--Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them?


Nora Fleming| April 24, 2020



The Hechinger Report--Lowest student-to-school-counselor ratio since 1986

Economic recovery and concerns about school shootings led to hiring more counselors


Jill Barshay| April 27, 2020


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