|6-11-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--First look at learning loss shows a third ‘below grade-level’
Black students fared worse, study of local schools says. State warns not to draw conclusions based on limited scope
Philadelphia Inquirer—Special needs advocates worry about the fate of an N.J. bill to extend services for students who have turned 21
Melanie Burney| June 10, 2021
Education Week--Does ‘Academic Freedom’ Shield Teachers as States Take Aim at Critical Race Theory?
Mark Walsh — June 10, 2021
Chalkbeat is tracking efforts to restrict teaching about race and bias in schools, as well as efforts to expand it, on this map.
Edutopia--Breaking the Cycle of Silence Around Black Mental Health
Data shows that Black youth are especially prone to develop mental health issues but less likely to seek out or receive the specialized services and care they need.
Paige Tutt| June 10, 2021
Garden State Coalition of Schools