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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/04/budget-committee-acting-education-commissioner-allen-mcmillan-state-testing-school-aid-learning-loss-overfunded-districts/

John Mooney, Education writer | April 9, 2021 | Education, Budget

Star Ledger--4 things we learned about N.J.s schools during COVID

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/04/4-things-we-learned-about-njs-schools-during-covid.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Apr 08, 2021; Posted Apr 08, 2021

Insider NJ--Oroho Urges Education Commissioner to Support Plan to Prevent State School Aid Cuts

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/oroho-urges-education-commissioner-support-plan-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.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/us/school-testing-education-covid.html

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

https://www.edweek.org/education/students-lead-u-s-push-for-fuller-black-history-education/2021/04

The Associated Press April 08, 2021

Education Dive--CDC, AFT surveys suggest most educators now vaccinated

https://www.k12dive.com/news/cdc-aft-surveys-suggest-most-educators-now-vaccinated/597989/

Naaz Modan @NaazModan| Published April 8, 2021

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.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-help-high-school-students-develop-empathy

Maurice J. Elias| April 9, 2021

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: If you really want more equitable schools,

you must first ask some questions

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-if-you-really-want-more-equitable-schools-you-must-first-ask-some-questions/

Howard Fields April 8, 2021


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