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Elisabeth Ginsburg, Executive Director
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Trenton, New Jersey 08608


2-26-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--School districts greet Murphy’s budget spending plan with cheers and fears

The proposed budget bumps up school aid by $600 million, but some 200 districts will see cuts despite — they argue — having to come back from COVID-19

John Mooney, Education writer | February 26, 2021 | Education, Budget


Asbury Park Press--NJ's proposed state aid cuts $42 million from Shore school districts. Are your schools affected?


Joe Strupp| Asbury Park Press| February 25, 2021


NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Tools to tackle learning gaps must be measured against student progress


Patricia Morgan | February 26, 2021 | Education, Opinion


Jersey Journal--A quick refresher on why the state keeps slashing Jersey City’s education funding


Patrick Villanova | The Jersey Journal| Updated Feb 25, 2021; Posted Feb 25, 2021



Insider NJ--Governor Murphy and Acting Department of Education Commissioner Allen-McMillan Visit Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Fair Lawn to Discuss Historic Pre-K Through 12 Investments in Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal


Insider NJ|February 25, 2021, 12:18 pm | in


Education Week--6 Feet or 3 Feet: How Far Apart Do Students Need to Be?


Sarah D. Sparks — February 23, 2021 5 min read


Education Dive--State assessments must go on: How will districts prepare?

Assessment and policy experts are divided over the U.S. Department of Education's decision, via guidance released Monday, to keep in place statewide assessments with added flexibilities for the 2020-21 school year. 


Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published Feb. 25, 2021


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