7-23-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--New Methods Pose Challenges and Health Risks for Teachers Returning to School

Educators grapple with how to adapt to teaching in person and virtually, safety concerns and more


Joanna Gagis, NJTV News | July 23, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ


NJ Spotlight--New Jersey Has Spent Only a Fraction of $2.4B Federal COVID-19 Aid, Legislative Sources Say

It’s difficult to follow the money, but evidence is that Murphy administration has used less than 3% of state’s allotment


Colleen O'Dea | July 23, 2020 | Coronavirus in NJ, Budget


Associated Press (via StarLedger)--Poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening


The Associated Press| Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020


Star Ledger--What if we did things differently to make schools safe in the age of COVID? | Opinion


Claire Cahen and Leah Z. Owens| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020


Star Ledger--N.J. schools face $1B cut without new federal stimulus aid, Murphy warns as he blasts McConnell


By Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jul 22, 2020; Posted Jul 22, 2020


The Record--Coming Thursday, 1 pm: NJ teachers union head, Ridgewood/ Leonia medical expert discuss school opening live


Ed Forbes| North Jersey.com| July 22, 2020


Asbury Park Press--Lakewood Board of Education approves plan to open schools, purchase classrooms and shields

LAKEWOOD — All 6,500 township public schools students will go back to their classrooms when the new school year starts Sept. 4.


Gustavo Martínez Contreras| Asbury Park Press| July 23, 2020


NPR--Families Of Children With Special Needs Are Suing In Several States. Here's Why.


Anya Kamenetz| July 23, 20207:06 AM ET


Education Week--Round-the-Clock Communication Is Exhausting Teachers


Sarah Schwartz| July 21, 2020


Chalkbeat--Reopening America’s schools is way harder than it should be

So is leaving them closed. Now what?


Sarah Darville Jul 23, 2020, 7:07am EDT


Chalkbeat--Denver promises its 100% virtual school will be ‘more robust’ than in the spring. Here’s how it would work


Melanie Asmar Jul 22, 2020, 2:19pm MDT


Education Dive--When schools reopen, extra cleaning will be essential but expensive


Shawna De La Rosa| July 22, 2020