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6-9-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Social media and studentsí First Amendment rights

A case before the U.S. Supreme Court could well alter the whole idea of free speech for NJ students. Are we ready for possible changes?

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/06/first-amendment-free-speech-social-media-students-pennsylvania-case-u-s-supreme-court/

John Kellmayer | June 9, 2021 | Opinion

NJ Spotlight--NJ budget windfall may top $4 billion

Analysts say revenue estimates will be much higher, with $3.3 billion more coming now and over $1 billion seen for next year

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/06/nj-budget-windfall-may-top-4-billion-dollars-murphy-coughlin/

John Reitmeyer, Budget/finance writer | June 9, 2021 | Budget

The Record--NJ disability community fears extra year of schooling bill has stalled at Murphy's desk

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Feducation%2F2021%2F06%2F08%2Fnj-disability-extra-school-bill-phil-murphy%2F7605444002%2F

Gene Myers| June 8, 2021

Asbury Park Press--New bills would close dangerous loopholes in the school bus contract industry

"We want to get this done so when the new school year comes, the districts are empowered to do the right thing," - Sen. Patrick Diegnan, D-Plainfield.

https://www.app.com/story/news/investigations/watchdog/2021/06/09/senator-joseph-lagana-introduces-second-slate-school-bus-safety-bills/7581415002/

Colleen Wilson| Asbury Park Press| June 9, 2021

Education Week--One Big Reason Schools Are Ditching Remote Learning: The Cost

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/one-big-reason-schools-are-ditching-remote-learning-the-cost/2021/06

Mark Lieberman ó June 07, 2021 13 min read

Chalkbeat--Struggling schools donít get a boost from state takeovers, study shows

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/6/8/22524765/school-districts-state-takeovers-academic-success-research-studies

Matt Barnum Jun 8, 2021, 2:44pm EDT

Education DiveóOp-Ed: Schools must provide assessments to see where students stand after pandemic

The superintendent of San Antonio ISD writes that exams are more crucial than ever to target supports and help students gain lost ground.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/schools-must-provide-assessments-to-see-where-students-stand-after-pandemic/601405/

Pedro Martinez| Published June 8, 2021


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