|5-12-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--Funding for school buildings gets traction amid pressing need
Activists contend money budgeted by governor is far from adequate, as funding for the state’s construction program runs out
NJ Spotlight--Should school emergency drills get an overhaul?
Lawmaker says active-shooter drills can traumatize children, wants written notice and an end to fake blood, guns and more
InsiderNJ--Stanfield, Peters resolution urges Congress to extend special education funding to age 22
May 10, 2021, 11:36 am | in
Education Week--How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)
Benjamin Herold — May 10, 2021
Education Dive--School safety should begin with proactive measures
A former director of the U.S. Secret Service urges a focus on mental health, social-emotional wellbeing and recognizing early warning signs.
Mark Sullivan| Published May 11, 2021
Edutopia--4 Ways to Help Students Get Better Sleep
When tweens and teens learn how to use self-regulation strategies, much-needed sleep can come more easily.
Lauren Brukner| May 11, 2021
Garden State Coalition of Schools