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6-3-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Troubled school construction agency needs supervision, report says

Schools Development Authority needs a series of reforms to guard against possible abuses, investigative panel says. Murphy and lawmakers must also act, it concluded

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/06/outside-monitor-nj-school-development-authority-investigation-reforms-needed/

John Reitmeyer, Budget/finance writer | June 3, 2021 | Education, More Issues

 

Star Ledger--N.J. might drop school mask requirements in fall. ‘Our minds are open,’ Murphy says.

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/06/nj-could-drop-school-mask-requirements-in-fall-our-minds-are-open-murphy-says.html

Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jun 02, 2021; Posted Jun 02, 2021

 

The Record--Bill to extend education for students with disabilities heads to governor's desk

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Feducation%2F2021%2F05%2F20%2Fbill-calling-extend-special-education-one-year-give-disabled-students-time-transition-into-their-adu%2F5189221001%2F

Gene Meyers| June 3, 2021

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--Clayton model adopted around N.J. to help students cope with social and emotional needs

Clayton School Superintendent Nikolaos Koutsogiannis believes an intervention program addressing students' social emotional learning needs will help others in the state.

https://www.inquirer.com/education/nj-education-clayton-model-social-emotional-needs-coronavirus-pandemic-services-intervention-20210602.html

Melanie Burney | Updated Jun 2, 2021

 

NY Times--The Fight to Teach Asian American History

Amid national debates over critical race theory, some states are pushing for more diverse curriculums.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/02/us/asian-american-history.html

Kate Taylor and Amelia Nierenberg| June 2, 2021

 

Education Week--Forbidding Remote Learning: Why Some Schools Won’t Offer a Virtual Option This Fall

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/forbidding-remote-learning-why-some-schools-wont-offer-a-virtual-option-this-fall/2021/06

Catherine Gewertz — June 01, 2021

 

Education Dive--Lessons In Leadership: 4 district leaders share advice for addressing burnout

As several spring resignations nationwide illustrate, the toll of an unprecedented year of disruption is being felt at all levels of K-12.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/lessons-in-leadership-4-district-leaders-share-advice-for-addressing-burno/601090/

Roger Riddell| Published June 2, 2021

 


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