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Elisabeth Ginsburg, Executive Director
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5-4-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy to Announce Today Whether Schools Will Be Closed Through End of Year

While thousands of students are still without necessary technology for remote instruction, education officials say there are ways to close the gaps


John Mooney | May 4, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ


NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: The Changes We Should Expect to Take Place in Schooling

The societal disruption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic also signals a major redesign in our schooling system; here are 10 likely changes


G. Kennedy Greene | May 4, 2020 | Opinion, Coronavirus in NJ


Star Ledger--Will N.J. schools reopen or stay closed due to coronavirus? Decision expected today.

Parents and students are expected to learn Monday whether New Jersey schools will reopen before the end of the academic year or if they’ll stay closed as the state battles the coronavirus pandemic.


Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated 6:49 AM; Today 6:26 AM


Star Ledger--Schools giving out free lunches even if you don’t qualify and N.J. will pay the tab


Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Updated May 02, 2020; Posted May 01, 2020


The Atlantic--Shop Class, Over Zoom

How one career and technical high school is going remote


Emily Richmond May 2, 2020


Education Week--From Triage to Recovery: Issues States Will Address in School Reopening Plans

As nearly every state commits to keeping its schools closed for the remainder of the current school year, a group representing state education officials nationwide has taken inventory of all of the issues they must address when they eventually reopen buildings and welcome students back for in-person learning.


Evie Blad on April 30, 2020 4:46 PM


Chalkbeat--Voluntary or mandatory? Remote or in person? Districts grapple with summer school logistics, equity questions


Kalyn Belsha May 1, 2020, 6:23pm EDT


Edutopia--Fostering a Strong Community in a Virtual Classroom

The shift to working online requires teachers to think a little differently about how to build the culture they want with their students.


Leah Henry| May 1, 2020


Education Dive--Survey: Teachers favor moving on to next year's content in the fall

Administrators, however, are more supportive of picking up instruction where it left off when school closures began.

Sixty-five percent of teachers in a new nationwide poll favor starting next year with ‘"regularly scheduled instruction” over other options, such as revisiting concepts from the end of this semester, extending next school year or offering students the chance to repeat a grade.


Linda Jacobson @lrj417| April 30, 2020


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