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7-22-20 Education in the News

NJTV News--Expect staff shortages, online classes in NJ schools this fall


Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | July 21, 2020, 4PM EST


Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--New Jersey Families Were Promised $416 per Child in Coronavirus Food Benefits. Some Are Still Waiting

In-state bureaucratic delays have held up payment of emergency food assistance that Congress approved months ago

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark | July 22, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, More Issues


Star Ledger--It’s too early to open schools | Opinion


Jennifer Serravallo| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist|  Updated Jul 21, 2020; Posted Jul 21, 2020


NY Times--Newsom Order Would Keep Most California Schools Online


Jill Cowan| July 17, 2020


The Atlantic--In Defense of Our Teachers

When it comes to the daunting question of reopening schools, America’s educators deserve a plan, not a trap.


Dave Grohl| July 21, 2020


NPR--When Can Kids Go Back To School? Leaders Say 'As Soon As It's Safe'


July 21, 20206:01 AM ET


Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--Tension Rises in States Over Who Decides When to Reopen Schools

As schools make plans to address the coronavirus pandemic, administrators in some states are caught up in tensions about who gets the final say about when they can reopen their buildings to students, and what precautions they should take to protect their communities.


Evie Blad on July 19, 2020 10:36 AM


Education Dive--Infectious disease experts identify coronavirus safety measures for reopening schools


Roger Riddell @EdDiveRoger| Published July 21, 2020


Edutopia--Engaging White Students in Conversations About Race

A high school teacher shares strategies for using literature to guide discussions about race with students who would rather avoid the topic.


Andrew Simmons| July 21, 2020


The Hechinger Report--Parents are panicking, giving up their careers and spending thousands of dollars on piecemeal solutions for the school year


Jackie Mader July 22, 2020


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