|5-7-20 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Vigilance in NJ as Severe COVID-19 Cases Emerge in Kids in NY
There are no reported cases in New Jersey, but health care providers are trying to understand wave of pediatric hospitalizations
The Record—Op-Ed: COVID-19: New Jersey's education system is imperiled by the pandemic. Here's how
According to a recent Gallup poll, 42% of parents worry about the impact COVID-19 will have on their children’s education. Despite the fact that New Jersey school districts are adapting and educators have gone above and beyond, altering lesson plans and creating virtual classrooms overnight, students have encountered difficulties learning in this current climate.
Heather Sorge, Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK Published 4:06 a.m. ET May 7, 2020
NPR--A Few Schools Reopen, But Remote Learning Could Go On For Years In U.S.
Anya Kamenetz| May 7, 20205:00 AM ET
Education Week--Should Schools Pay for Teachers' Internet Access?
Overnight, high-speed, reliable home internet access suddenly became essential to the work of teaching—and most teachers are paying for it out of their own pockets.
Madeline Will| May 4, 2020
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Trump Again Pushes Schools to Reopen, Says Older Teachers Should Stay Home
President Donald Trump on Wednesday again lobbied for the nation's schools to reopen, saying children do relatively well in response to the coronavirus—although he did say teachers of a certain age shouldn't report to class due to health concerns.
Andrew Ujifusa on May 6, 2020 4:43 PM
Chalkbeat--AFT and superintendents group to districts: Ignore DeVos’s guidance on aid to private schools
Matt Barnum May 6, 2020, 6:26pm EDT
Chalkbeat--Cuomo taps Gates Foundation to ‘reimagine’ what schooling looks like in NY
The state of New York is tapping the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to “reimagine” education and virtual schooling as millions of students learn from home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Education Dive--7 students in a class? Not practical, school operations officials say
District officials are exploring products that can keep buildings cleaner, but they’re skeptical of some of the plans for enforcing social distancing in schools.
Garden State Coalition of Schools