3-16-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Letter to the US education secretary

Leaders of three New Jersey education organizations press for a waiver for New Jersey from this spring’s federally mandated standardized testing


Marie Blistan, Patricia Wright, Richard Bozza | March 16, 2021 | Opinion, Education


NJ Spotlight--Teachers now eligible for COVID-19 shots, line up for vaccinations across NJ


Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | March 15, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ


Star Ledger--First Lady Jill Biden tells N.J. teachers there’s ‘light at the end of the tunnel’


Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 15, 2021; Posted Mar 15, 2021


Star Ledger-- Malinowski & Gottheimer: It’s time to reopen schools | Opinion


Tom Malinowski and Josh Gottheimer| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Updated Mar 15, 2021; Posted Mar 15, 2021


Philadelphia Inquirer--Schools weighing whether to seat students closer together


COLLIN BINKLEY, Updated: March 16, 2021- 12:07 AM


NPR--CDC Looks At Whether 3 Feet — Instead Of 6 — Is Safe For Schools' Social Distancing


Laurel Wamsley| March 15, 20214:24 PM ET


Education Week--Acting FCC Chair: The ‘Homework Gap’ Is an ‘Especially Cruel’ Reality During the Pandemic


Alyson Klein — March 10, 2021 5 min read


Edutopia--Are We Facing a Mental Health Crisis for Boys?

Emphasizing stoicism, toughness, and competition can leave boys without the emotional tools they need to thrive. How can we change course before the problem gets out of hand?


Laura McKenna| March 11, 2021