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3-29-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Has time finally come for school consolidation?

Sweeney bill prompts districts to study regionalization as it heads toward law

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/03/regionalization-steve-sweeney-legislation-financial-incentives-feasibility-studies/

John Mooney, Education writer | March 29, 2021 | Education

NJ Spotlight--Murphy signs law requiring parental notification for minors caught with alcohol or marijuana

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/murphy-signs-law-requiring-parental-notification-for-minors-caught-with-alcohol-or-marijuana/

Briana Vannozzi, Anchor | March 26, 2021 | Politics

Star Ledger--N.J. schools and teachers plan to return to in-class learning, follow Govís directive

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/03/nj-schools-and-teachers-plan-to-return-to-in-class-learning-follow-govs-directive.html

By Rodrigo Torrejon | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 28, 2021; Posted Mar 28, 2021

CNN--Virtual school can be damaging to children's mental health, CDC study says

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/26/health/cdc-remote-learning-kids-mental-health-wellness/index.html

Ada Wood and Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN| Updated 6:26 AM ET, Fri March 26, 2021

NY Times--As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Disruptions to education during the pandemic are turning people away from a profession that was already struggling to attract new recruits.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/27/us/covid-school-teaching.html

Emma Goldberg| March 27, 2021

NPR--After A Year Of Remote Classes, Teachers Are Meeting Students For The First Time

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/27/981562837/after-a-year-of-remote-classes-teachers-are-meeting-students-for-the-first-time

Eda Uzunlar| March 27, 20216:02 AM ET

Education Week--Will 3-Foot Spacing Still Make Sense With New COVID Variants in the Community?

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/will-3-foot-spacing-still-make-sense-with-new-covid-variants-in-the-community/2021/03

Sarah D. Sparks ó March 25, 2021 5 min read

Education Dive--As schools reopen, prioritizing student mental health can prevent 'twin-demic'

https://www.k12dive.com/news/as-schools-reopen-prioritizing-student-mental-health-can-prevent-twin-dem/597332/

Scott Poland| Published March 25, 2021

Edutopia--Why Black Teachers Walk Away

Teachers of color are leaving the profession at staggering rates. A new study highlights some of the reasons why.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/why-black-teachers-walk-away

Youki Terada| March 26, 2021

The Hechinger Report--PROOF POINTS: Slim research evidence for summer school

Popular policy proposal is plagued by poor attendance, quality concerns

https://hechingerreport.org/proof-points-slim-research-evidence-for-summer-school/

Jill Barshay March 29, 2021


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