|4-9-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Senate budget panel gets view from top on learning loss, state testing and school aid
Acting education commissioner Allen-McMillan makes debut appearance at Senate budget committee, fields questions about spending plan, districts losing aid under new funding plan
Star Ledger--4 things we learned about N.J.’s schools during COVID
Insider NJ--Oroho Urges Education Commissioner to Support Plan to Prevent State School Aid Cuts
April 8, 2021, 1:30 pm
NY Times--Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?
Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation.
Dana Goldstein| Published April 8, 2021Updated April 9, 2021, 7:14 a.m. ET
Associated Press--Students Lead U.S. Push for Fuller Black History Education
The Associated Press — April 08, 2021
Education Dive--CDC, AFT surveys suggest most educators now vaccinated
Edutopia--How to Help High School Students Develop Empathy
Writing exercises, opportunities for cultural exchange, and encouraging active listening can lead to more empathy among teens.
Maurice J. Elias| April 9, 2021
The Hechinger Report--OPINION: If you really want more equitable schools,
you must first ask some questions
Howard Fields April 8, 2021
Garden State Coalition of Schools