3-25-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--NJ adopts new CDC school guidelines for fall reopening

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/nj-adopts-new-cdc-school-guidelines-for-fall-reopening/

Briana Vannozzi, John Mooney | March 24, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

The Record--N.J. schools won’t be allowed to offer any virtual learning options next year, Murphy says

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/03/nj-schools-wont-be-allowed-to-offer-any-virtual-learning-options-next-year-murphy-says.html

Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 24, 2021; Posted Mar 24, 2021

 

New York Times--How Can Schools Use $129 Billion in Covid Relief Funds?

Most of it will go directly to K-12 schools, with a chunk dedicated to learning loss. But districts will also have much leeway in how they spend the aid.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/24/us/covid-schools-federal-funding.html

Amelia Nierenberg and Kate Taylor| March 24, 2021

 

NPR--New Data Highlight Disparities In Students Learning In Person

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/24/980592512/new-data-highlight-disparities-in-students-learning-in-person

March 24, 20211:00 AM ET| Anya Kamenetz

 

Education Week--How COVID-19 Will Make Fixing America’s Worst-Performing Schools Even Harder

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/how-covid-19-will-make-fixing-americas-worst-performing-schools-even-harder/2021/03

Daarel Burnette II — March 23, 2021 12 min read

 

Education Dive--NCES data highlights pandemic instruction differences by race, region

https://www.k12dive.com/news/nces-data-highlights-pandemic-instruction-differences-NAEP-school-survey/597239/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published March 24, 2021

 

Edutopia--Ancient Wisdom for Teaching in Challenging Times

The pandemic led one teacher to dust off a favorite book for age-old advice that still applies.

By Melissa Roy

March 24, 2021