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1-25-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--NJ school districts struggle to keep up with alternating learning models

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/nj-school-districts-struggle-to-keep-up-with-alternating-learning-models/

Leah Mishkin, Correspondent | January 22, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger--N.J. education community supports Biden’s school reopening plan, but with some conditions

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/01/nj-education-community-supports-bidens-school-reopening-plan-but-with-some-conditions.html

Updated Jan 24, 2021; Posted Jan 24, 2021

 

Insider NJ--Ruiz Welcomes Biden Administration’s Move to Initiate Data Collection on COVID-19’s Impact on Education

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/ruiz-welcomes-biden-administrations-move-initiate-data-collection-covid-19s-impact-education/

January 22, 2021, 6:48 pm | in

 

New York Times--Biden Is Vowing to Reopen Schools Quickly. It Won’t Be Easy.

The slow vaccine rollout, and local fights between districts and unions, could make it hard for the president to fulfill his promise.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/25/us/biden-schools-reopen-coronavirus.html

Dana Goldstein| Jan. 25, 2021Updated 6:14 a.m. ET

 

NPR--How The Pandemic Transformed Senior Year For 3 High School Students

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/24/960171948/how-the-pandemic-transformed-senior-year-for-3-high-school-students

Michael Martin{ January 24, 20214:48 PM ET

 

Education Week--Biden Launches New Strategy to Combat COVID-19, Reopen Schools

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/biden-launches-new-strategy-to-combat-covid-19-reopen-schools/2021/01

 Evie Blad — January 21, 2021

 

Education Dive--5 ways schools are addressing pandemic-induced mental health issues

Schools are strengthening student-parent-school relationships and improving mental health response coordination in reaction to COVID-19's toll on students and staff.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/5-ways-schools-are-addressing-pandemic-induced-mental-health-issues/593698/

Kara Arundel| Published Jan. 22, 2021

 

Edutopia--A Simple Way to Self-Monitor for Bias

Teachers concerned that they might be showing bias against students in marginalized groups can use a short checklist for self-assessment.

Jay Wamsted January 22, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--PROOF POINTS: College Board’s own research at odds with its decision to axe the essay portion of the SAT

2019 study found that essay was useful for students of color and for those whose primary language isn’t English

https://hechingerreport.org/college-board-research-at-odds-with-axing-sat-essay/

Jill Barshay January 25, 2021

 


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