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2-16-21 Education in the News

NY Times--C.D.C. Draws Up a Blueprint for Reopening Schools

Amid an acrid national controversy, the agency proposed detailed criteria for returning students to classrooms.

By Apoorva MandavilliKate Taylor and Dana Goldstein| Feb. 12, 2021

 

Star Ledger--In-person schooling can be done safely, without teacher vaccinations, CDC says

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/02/in-person-schooling-can-be-done-safely-without-teacher-vaccinations-cdc-says.html

Updated Feb 12, 2021; Posted Feb 12, 2021

 

Chalkbeat--New Jersey delays state tests, giving officials time to ‘explore all options’

https://newark.chalkbeat.org/2021/2/12/22279917/new-jersey-delay-state-tests-2021

Patrick Wall Feb 12, 2021, 9:46am EST

 

NJ Spotlight--Second wave of deadly post-COVID-19 illness targets kids in NJ

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/second-wave-of-deadly-post-covid-19-illness-targets-kids-in-nj/

Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | February 15, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Health Care

 

The Record--Time is running out to vaccinate teachers and reopen schools, Montclair leaders say

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/essex/montclair/2021/02/15/covid-vaccine-needed-teachers-reopen-montclair-nj-schools/6742883002/

Julia Martin| NorthJersey.com| February 15, 2021

 

NPR--To Play, Or Not To Play: Schools Wrestle With CDC's Athletics Recommendations

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/13/962095427/to-play-or-not-to-play-schools-wrestle-with-cdcs-athletics-recommendations

Eda Uzunlar| February 13, 20215:04 AM ET

 

Education Week-- Miguel Cardona Takes Key Step Forward in Drama-Free Senate Committee Vote

ttps://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/miguel-cardona-takes-key-step-forward-in-drama-free-senate-committee-vote/2021/02

Andrew Ujifusa — February 11, 2021 1 min read

 

Education Dive--What's behind The 1619 Project controversy?

https://www.k12dive.com/news/whats-behind-the-1619-project-controversy/594965/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan | Published Feb. 12, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--How much will it take to reopen, catch up kids, and save public schooling long term?

https://hechingerreport.org/how-much-will-it-take-to-reopen-catch-up-kids-and-save-public-schooling-long-term/

Azure Gilman| February 12, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--To test or not to test? Educators weigh the value of standardized testing during a pandemic

The children most likely to have lost ground, low income students and students of color, are also those most likely to skip tests, which could leave schools with dangerously dubious data

https://hechingerreport.org/to-test-or-not-to-test-educators-weigh-the-value-of-standardized-testing-during-a-pandemic/

Kelly Field February 12, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Resuming universal standardized testing in America’s public schools would be ‘foolhardy’

How and when to assess the pandemic’s consequences on student learning

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-resuming-universal-standardized-testing-in-americas-public-schools-would-be-foolhardy/

Aaron Pallas February 12, 2021

 


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