4-16-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--On hold for now, statewide tests coming in fall

Schools get details of plan to postpone standardized tests and word on what to expect in the new school year

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/04/start-strong-statewide-testing-grade-four-through-10-njsla-on-hold/

John Mooney, Education writer | April 16, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

Washington Post--Former lobbyist details how privatizers are trying to end public education

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/04/16/former-lobbyist-details-how-privatizers-are-trying-to-end-public-education/

Valerie Strauss| April 16, 2021

Education Week--8 States Debate Bills to Restrict How Teachers Discuss Racism, Sexism

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/state-lawmakers-want-to-limit-how-teachers-can-talk-about-racism-in-class/2021/04

Sarah Schwartz April 15, 2021 8 min read

Education Dive--4 steps to addressing COVID-19 attendance barriers

https://www.k12dive.com/news/4-steps-to-addressing-covid-19-attendance-barriers/598447/

Kara Arundel| Published April 15, 2021