|4-6-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--NJ Is Alone Among the States for Its ‘Unusual’ Plan to Extend 2020 Fiscal Year
Credit-ratings agencies will be looking closely at how New Jersey proceeds
NJ Spotlight--State Partners with NJTV to Bridge the Digital Divide, Put Classes on TV
NJTV Learning Live launches today with daily on-air classes for grades three through six, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: NJ’s Educators, Other School Employees Meet the COVID-19 Challenge
Learning continues despite challenges in implementing a new education system ‘that was conceived and built almost overnight’
Star Ledger--School nurses answer the call, volunteering on the front lines as coronavirus cases surge
NJ Spotlight—Op-Ed--Is your kid looking at colleges? Mine is, and coronavirus has screwed up the search
Philadelphia Inquirer--In the time of coronavirus, a long-running South Jersey science fair presses on — through video chat
Vinny Vella, Updated: April 4, 2020
NPR--Children May Miss Meals As School Food Service Workers Fall Ill
Anya Kamenetz| April 3, 20205:16 PM ET
Education Week--Zoom Use Skyrockets During Coronavirus Pandemic, Prompting Wave of Problems for Schools
For many K-12 educators, Zoom only entered the lexicon a few weeks ago, as the coronavirus outbreak shut down schools nationwide. Already, it’s taken on a lot of baggage.
Mark Lieberman| April 3, 2020
Chalkbeat--Coronavirus has upended traditional school board meetings — and put transparency to the test
It was business as usual in school board chambers across the U.S. just a few weeks ago.
Board members would take their seats. Parents, students, teachers, and curious citizens would file in, sitting or standing shoulder-to-shoulder if the evening’s agenda was meaty. During time for public comment, speakers would line up and take turns at the same microphone.
That would be unthinkable now. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended most aspects of American life, including how the public’s business is conducted.
Eric Gorski | April 3, 2020
Education Dive--New York school districts must continue online learning through spring breaks
Shawna De La Rosa| April 3, 2020
Edutopia--7 Guiding Principles For Parents Teaching From Home
Understanding the “why” behind teaching practices can help parents create meaningful and effective at-home learning opportunities during the pandemic.
Laura Lee| April 3, 2020
The Hechinger Report--Planning ahead to catch up students when school reopens after coronavirus
Bracey Harris April 3, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools