|5-19-20 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--Murphy has 'hope’ for graduations in N.J. later this summer
Star Ledger--Our school district is advocating for the invisible students
Sancha K. Gray| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist | Updated May 18, 2020; Posted May 18, 2020
NPR--YMCA, American Camp Association Release Guide For Opening Summer Camps
In a typical summer, more than 14 million campers and staff attend overnight and day camps in the United States. But summer 2020 will be far from typical. To prepare for that, the nation's largest summer camp associations, the American Camp Association and the YMCA of the USA, have released a "field guide" for how summer and day camps can operate more safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
Anya Kamenetz | May 18, 20203:53 PM ET
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--USDA Extends Waivers to Help Schools Feed Hungry Kids During COVID-19 Closures
The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended waivers from rules for school meal programs Friday so that schools can continue feeding students affected by closures due to the coronavirus pandemic through the summer months.
Evie Blad on May 15, 2020 10:54 AM
Education Dive—How Feasible Are School Reopening Plans for Fall?
Common trends across reopening plans from prominent education, government and health organizations suggest doing so may be easier said than done.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released much-anticipated guidance Friday to help school leaders nationwide as they weigh options to reopen schools in the fall — or even as early as the summer in some places.
When compared to frameworks and recovery plans released by other
Edutopia--Maintaining Work-Life Balance During the Pandemic
Keeping school and personal life separate, always a struggle for teachers, is even more difficult when they’re both in the same place.
Lauren Huddleston| May 18, 2020
The Hechinger Report--Facing uncertain futures, high school seniors weigh tough college options and alternate paths
Editor-in-Chief of The Hechinger Report, Liz Willen, shares what she’s heard from high school seniors who are feeling anxious and overwhelmed as they face pandemic-fueled challenges.
Sabby Robinson May 14, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools