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2-1-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Battle over NJ funding for schools in poorest districts is back in court. Yet again

 ‘Unfortunately, this administration has been no different in this regard than its predecessors,’ says advocate 


Ian T. Shearn, Contributing writer | February 1, 2021 | Education


NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Emergency. Our elected officials must reexamine the school funding formula

School superintendents argue the funding formula is arbitrary and shortsighted. And that if it stands, a half million students and the schools they attend will suffer more hardship

J. Kenyon Kummings, Charles Sampson, Carol Birnbohm | February 1, 2021 | Education, Opinion


NJ Spotlight--New ‘bridge year’ program aims to help NJ students get back on track


Leah Mishkin, Correspondent | January 29, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education


Insider NJ--Norcross, Education Leaders Introduce Bills to Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools, Save Education Jobs, and Recover Lost Time in the Classroom


January 28, 2021, 2:59 pm | in


NY Times—Op Ed:Children Need to Be Back in School Tomorrow

Teacher resistance is a disaster for the most vulnerable.


David Brooks| Opinion Columnist| Jan. 28, 2021


Washington Post—More States Seek Waivers From Standardized Tests as Biden’s Education Department Extends Deadlines for Tests


Valerie Strauss| January 29, 2021


Education Week--Did Closing Schools Save Lives Or Cost Lives? The Debate Continues


Anya Kamenetz| January 31, 20217:00 AM ET


Education Week--Anthony Fauci: ‘Get Teachers Vaccinated as Quickly as We Possibly Can’


Madeline Will — January 28, 2021


Chalkbeat--More young students are headed back to classrooms. Will high schoolers join them?


Kalyn Belsha Jan 29, 2021, 6:58pm EST


Education Dive--A year into COVID-19, school leaders are still adapting as uncertainty persists

In light of concerns identified in a mid-year survey from the National Association of Elementary School Principals, school and district leaders shared their perspectives.


Shawna DeLa Rosa| Published Jan. 29, 2021


Edutopia--A Fuller Picture of What a ‘Good’ School Is

Promoting relationships and a positive mindset toward learning has a bigger impact on students’ long-term success than raising test scores, new research shows.


Youki Terada| January 29, 2021





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