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7-2-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy Signs Teacher Health-Plan Reform, Union Praises Deal

Does Sweeney’s backing indicate new détente between Senate president and NJEA, after years of sparring and scuffling?


Lilo H. Stainton | July 2, 2020 | Health Care


Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--It’s official: State Returns Newark Schools to Local Control, Following Two-Year Transition

Student test scores and graduation rate improved under state oversight. Enrollment shrank as charter schools grew


Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark | July 2, 2020 | Education


Star Ledger--N.J. education chief steps down, interim named


Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 01, 2020; Posted Jul 01, 2020


The Record--NJ appoints interim chief to lead schools as coronavirus, remote learning challenges loom


Hannan Adely| NorthJersey.com| July 1, 2020


NY Times--Private and Religious School Backers See Broad Victory in Supreme Court Decision

The court drew its decision narrowly when ruling against a Montana tax break that excluded religious schools. But denominational school advocates will push a broad application.


Erica L. Green| July 1, 2020


Education Week--Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Teachers: Why It Matters, Ways to Do It


Elizabeth Heubeck| June 30, 2020


Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Democrats Push Big Education and Child Care Virus Relief Packages

Top Senate Democrats have introduced a major aid package for K-12 schools and child-care services, in what they say will help them reopen with appropriate health precautions. 


Andrew Ujifusa on June 30, 2020 5:38 PM


Education Dive--Will climbing coronavirus cases derail school reopenings?

In a Senate committee hearing Tuesday, lawmakers and health experts said while reopening schools is important, increasing COVID cases are cause for concern.


Naaz Modan @NaazModan | Published July 1, 2020


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