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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/05/nj-schools-construction-new-funding-needed-abbott-education-law-center/

John Mooney, Education writer | May 12, 2021 | Education

 

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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/05/nj-senate-majority-leader-loretta-weinberg-introduces-bill-overhaul-school-security-active-shooter-drills-written-notice-no-fake-blood-no-real-or-prop-firearms-trauma-fear/

Genesis Obando | May 12, 2021 | Education

 

InsiderNJ--Stanfield, Peters resolution urges Congress to extend special education funding to age 22

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/stanfield-peters-resolution-urges-congress-extend-special-education-funding-age-22/

May 10, 2021, 11:36 am | in

 

Education Week--How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/how-the-pandemic-prompted-teachers-to-give-students-more-flexibility-choice-in-charts/2021/05

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.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/school-safety-should-begin-with-proactive-measures/599927/

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.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/4-ways-help-students-get-better-sleep

Lauren Brukner| May 11, 2021

 


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