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Elisabeth Ginsburg, Executive Director
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Trenton, New Jersey 08608


6-17-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Here’s who’s set to share $300 million for school projects

NJ lawmakers approved plans for vo-tech schools, water upgrades and security systems at schools across the state

John Reitmeyer, Budget/finance writer | June 17, 2021 | Education


Associated Press (via Star Ledger)--Title IX prohibits discrimination of LGTBQ students in reversal of Trump-era policy, Education Department says


The Associated Press| Updated Jun 16, 2021; Posted Jun 16, 2021


Star Ledger--N.J. to offer extra year of special education for 8,700 students due to COVID


Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jun 16, 2021; Posted Jun 16, 2021


Star Ledger--Here’s how N.J. students learned in the final weeks of remote learning for a turbulent school year


Katie Kausch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jun 16, 2021; Posted Jun 16, 2021


Philadelphia Inquirer-- For students who never returned to the classroom, an ‘extremely hard’ school year comes to an end


Melanie Burney| Jun 16


NY Times--Scholarly Groups Condemn Laws Limiting Teaching on Race

More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”


Jennifer Schuessler| June 16, 2021


NPR--This School District Erased All Holiday Names After Dropping Columbus Day


Joe Hernandez | June 16, 20215:21 PM ET


Education Week--The Opioid Crisis Hit Schools Hard. Now They Want Drug Companies to Pay Up


 Mark Lieberman — June 15, 2021 12 min read


Chalkbeat--After enrollment dips, America’s schools hope for fall rebound


Kalyn Belsha, Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee, Larry Fenn, and Annie Ma Jun 16, 2021, 1:00am EDT


Education Dive--With burnout on the rise, districts turn to staff SEL and bringing joy to learning

District leaders and education experts say school staff well-being is important for student achievement and for preventing staff shortages.


Kara Arundel| Published June 16, 2021


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