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4-8-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--NJ gets cleared to hold off on school testing

Students will still face a version of the mandatory exam in the fall. But questions on the details linger


John Mooney, Education writer | April 8, 2021 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ


NJ Spotlight--See where your town’s high school ranks

NJ releases annual school report card. NJ Spotlight News lets you search for graduation rates


Colleen O'Dea, Senior writer | April 8, 2021 | Education


Star Ledger--Most N.J. students won’t take standardized tests until fall, Murphy says


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 07, 2021; Posted Apr 07, 2021


Chalkbeat--Most N.J. students can skip state tests this spring, Biden administration says


Patrick Wall Apr 7, 2021, 6:22pm EDT


Star Ledger--The 25 N.J. towns with the highest tax bills for schools


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 07, 2021; Posted Apr 07, 2021


Philadelphia Inquirer--COVID-19 has upended education. How will schools solve for learning loss?

An unprecedented year of academic disruption has scrambled what school means for millions of students. Getting kids back on track will be a challenge.


Maddie Hanna, Kristen A. Graham, and Melanie Burney| April 8, 2021


NY Times--Why Students Are Logging In to Class From 7,000 Miles Away

Students are joining remote classes from outside the country. In one New Jersey school district, computers were traced to 24 countries on a day last month.


Tracey Tully| April 8, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET


The Atlantic--The Dark Side of Box Tops for Education

The school-funding program recently switched from offering rebates for physical labels to an app, frustrating many users and highlighting some of the program’s long-standing contradictions and inequalities.


Lora Kelley| April 7, 2021


NPR--New Data Reveals School Attendance Numbers During The Pandemic


Anya Kamenetz| April 7, 20214:16 PM ET


Education Dive--Can schools make summer programs more fun, effective by focusing on accelerated learning?


Kara Arundel @KaraArundel| Published April 7, 2021


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