6-8-20 Education in the News

Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--Face Masks, No Outdoor Recess: What Newark Schools Might Look Like this Fall

The most vexing logistical questions concern how to maintain adequate social distance between people inside school buildings

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/06/face-masks-no-outdoor-recess-what-newark-schools-might-look-like-this-fall/

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark | June 8, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--Distance learning is tough. These hero high schoolers stepped in to help.

 https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/06/distance-learning-is-tough-these-hero-high-schoolers-stepped-in-to-help.html

 Allison Pries | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Posted Jun 06, 12:15 PM

 

Education Week--Do Cops Belong in Schools? Minneapolis Tragedy Prompts a Hard Look at School Police

Just eight days after a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, an unarmed black man, the school board there voted to cut ties with the city police department, fulfilling a long-time goal of activists.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/06/05/a-tragic-killing-in-minneapolis-prompts-districts.html

Evie Blad and Stephen Sawchuk| June 5, 2020

 

Education Week--Districts' Summer School Plans on Shaky Ground

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/06/04/districts-summer-school-plans-on-shaky-ground.html

Catherine Gewertz | June 4, 2020

 

Education Dive--School nutrition group to USDA: Provide free meals for all students in 2020-21

The call comes as additional waivers for grab-and-go sites are set to expire at the end of June.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/school-nutrition-group-to-usda-provide-free-meals-for-all-students-in-2020/579240/

Linda Jacobson @lrj417| June 4, 2020

 

Edutopia--A Guide to Equity and Antiracism for Educators

Teachers shaken by recent events and wondering how to work for change in our society and schools can start with these lesson plans, videos, and other resources.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/guide-equity-and-antiracism-educators

Hedreich Nichols| June 5, 2020