|9-12-19 Educaton in the News|
Star Ledger--Kids would be cut off from prom, trips if lunch debt gets too high
The Cherry Hill board of education may do an about-face on a controversial policy a student recently called “a badge of shame.”
The plan would have limited meals to a tuna salad sandwich and a side dish for students who owe lunch money and then stop serving food after $20 in debt.
Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Posted Sep 11, 12:55 PM
Asbury Park Press—NJ Teen Vaping: “The Teachers Have No Idea”
Schools and parents at the Shore are scrambling to respond to the growing use of e-cigarettes among teens. Here are the five things you need to know.
Joe Strupp| September 12, 2019
Education Week--Schools Say No to Cellphones in Class. But Is It a Smart Move?
Sexting. Cyberbullying. Googling test answers. Taking a picture of a quiz and sending it to friends who have the same class later in the day. Paying more attention to Instagram notifications than biology class.
Smartphones have transformed the way we communicate, but there's no question they can be a major headache for teachers and administrators.
Alyson Klein| September 6, 2019
Politics K-12 (Education Week)--Chicago schools chief asks Congress for more federal help to address childhood trauma
Chicago schools chief Janice Jackson traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to deliver a testimony to a House committee about the district’s struggle against forces like poverty and gun violence that affect how students learn and behave in the classroom.
Adeshina Emmanuel| September 11, 2019
Education Dive--High school hacker's story a lesson on student data security
As a high school student, Bill Demirkapi hacked into his Massachusetts school district’s data management systems, accessing millions of student records,…
Natalie Gross| Sept. 11, 2019
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