|12-23-20 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--Teachers virtually unheralded for mastering COVID-19 curveballs | Opinion
Insider NJ--Ruiz Praises Nomination of Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education
December 22, 2020, 8:00 pm |
NY Times--Biden Picks Latino Chief of Connecticut Schools as Education Secretary
Miguel A. Cardona will fulfill Joe Biden’s promise to appoint a diverse cabinet with an education secretary with public school experience.
NY Times--Public Schools Face Funding ‘Death Spiral’ as Enrollment Drops
Congress is sending more relief money to schools, but coronavirus-related costs and declining state funding tied to student enrollment are driving districts toward a financial crisis.
Education Week--School Workers May Get Early Shot at COVID-19 Vaccine. Will They Take It?
Madeline Will — December 21, 2020 11 min read
Chalkbeat--10 questions about the new stimulus money for schools, answered
Matt Barnum Dec 22, 2020, 3:42pm EST
Education Dive--CDC: Head Start is model for safe early ed programming amid COVID-19
CARES Act funding and federal flexibilities allowed centers to offer in-person learning, but not without challenges. "We are updating our plan every week," one director said.
Kara Arundel | Published Dec. 21, 2020
Garden State Coalition of Schools