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4-30-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Biden wants universal preschool. NJ will be a test on how to get it done

For two decades, New Jersey built a model preschool program. The president has called to expand that but exactly how is still to be determined

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/04/president-joe-biden-american-families-plan-200b-early-childhood-ed-nj-childhood-programs-abbot-v-burke/

John Mooney, Education writer | April 30, 2021 | Education

 

Star Ledger--Prom can be straight fire after all. N.J. schools ‘thrilled’ with guidance for dances, graduation.

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/04/prom-can-be-straight-fire-after-all-nj-schools-thrilled-with-guidance-for-dances-graduation.html

Adam Clark| April 29, 2021

 

NY Times--‘Just Overwhelmed’: When a School Restarts but Students Can’t

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/30/insider/odessa-high-school-podcast.html

Annie Brown| April 30, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Associated Press (via Washington Post)--Maryland Board of Education wants all schools open this fall

The Maryland State Board of Education is calling for all schools to reopen for in-person .

https://www.washingtonpost.com/newssearch/?query=education&btn-search=&sort=Relevance&datefilter=All%20Since%202005

Associated Press| Apr 28, 2021

 

Education Week--Masks or No Masks: School Leaders Say They Can’t Make Anyone Happy

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/masks-or-no-masks-school-leaders-say-they-cant-make-anyone-happy/2021/04

Stephen Sawchuk — April 29, 2021 11 min read

 

Chalkbeat--Joe Biden wants to fix America’s school funding gaps. It won’t be easy.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/4/29/22410371/joe-biden-school-funding-gaps-title-i-incentives

Matt Barnum Apr 29, 2021, 4:28pm EDT

 

Edutopia--Building a Sustainable Future—One Classroom at a Time

A mini-golf course, a canoe trip down the local river, a discussion about environmental justice. Here’s how schools are teaching students about environmental science.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/building-sustainable-future-one-classroom-time

Hoa P. Nguyen| April 29, 2021

 

 

 


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