11-16-20 Education in the News

Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--‘COVID is traumatic’: Newark mayor responds to students’ struggles during the pandemic

High schoolers share challenges of attending school remotely during a virtual chat with Ras Baraka, a former principal of Central High School

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/11/covid-is-traumatic-newark-mayor-responds-to-students-struggles-during-the-pandemic/

Patrick Wall, Jacqueline Cutler | November 16, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

 

Star Ledger--Murphy won’t close N.J. schools yet. He’s not alone in his decision.

Gov. Phil Murphy isn't ready to pull the plug on in-person instruction. Aristide Economopoulos | NJ Advance Media

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/11/murphy-wont-close-nj-schools-yet-hes-not-alone-in-his-decision.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Nov 13, 2020; Posted Nov 13, 2020

 

 

Star Ledger--More N.J. school districts announce they are switching to all-remote as COVID-19 cases rise

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/11/more-nj-districts-announce-they-are-switching-to-all-remote-as-covid-19-cases-rise.html

Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Nov 15, 2020; Posted Nov 15, 2020

 

 

NY Times--New York City Is Poised to Close Schools

Rising cases may end in-person teaching, even as restaurants remain open

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/13/us/new-york-city-is-poised-to-close-schools.html

Amelia Nierenberg and Adam Pasick| November 14, 2020

 

Education Week--The Pandemic Is Raging. Here's How to Support Your Grieving Students

What teachers need to know about the science of grief

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/11/13/the-pandemic-is-raging-heres-how-to.html

Brittany R. Collins| November 12, 2020

 

Education Dive--Lack of extracurriculars hurts school engagement during pandemic

https://www.educationdive.com/news/lack-of-extracurriculars-hurts-school-engagement-during-pandemic/588970/

Shawna De La Rosa| Nov. 13, 2020