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2-26-24 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Q&A: How to deal with student-aid application obstacles

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2024/02/high-school-counselors-share-tips-fafsa-student-aid-application-obstacles/

Hannah Gross, Education and Child Welfare Writer | February 26, 2024 | Education

 

Star Ledger--Banning books is worse than kids having access to ‘offensive’ materials, most N.J. residents say

https://www.nj.com/education/2024/02/banning-books-is-worse-than-kids-having-access-to-offensive-materials-most-nj-residents-say.html

Tina Kelley | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Published: Feb. 26, 2024, 6:45 a.m.

 

Star Ledger--Some parents furious over plan to allow 14-year-olds to seek mental health counseling

https://www.nj.com/politics/2024/02/some-parents-furious-over-plan-to-allow-14-year-olds-to-seek-mental-health-counseling.html

 Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Feb. 25, 2024, 11:10 a.m.| Published: Feb. 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

 

The Record--NJ bill would protect librarians from harassment amid push to ban books

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/education/2024/02/26/nj-bill-would-protect-librarians-from-abuse-amid-book-ban-push/72714388007/

Mary Ann Koruth| NorthJersey.com| Updated: Feb. 25, 2024, 11:10 a.m.| Published: Feb. 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

 

NY Times—(Opinion): We Owe It to Nex Benedict to Do Better by Bullied Teens

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/26/opinion/nex-benedict-nonbinary-death.html

Margaret Renkl|Feb. 26, 2024

 

Education Week--Bilingual Teachers Are in Short Supply. How 3 Districts Solved That Problem

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/bilingual-teachers-are-in-short-supply-how-3-districts-solved-that-problem/2024/02

Ileana Najarro & Madeline Will — February 23, 2024

 

Chalkbeat—Politicians love to talk abou race and LGBTQ issues in school.  Teachers and teens, not so much.

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2024/02/23/teachers-teens-not-at-ease-discussing-lgbtq-issues-in-school-survey-finds/

Erica Meltzer and Kalyn Belsha

 

The Hechinger Report--PROOF POINTS: Controversies within the science of reading

https://hechingerreport.org/proof-points-controversies-within-the-science-of-reading/

Jill Barshay| February 26, 2024