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Insider NJ--InsiderNJ’s Interview with Senator Turner On The Importance Of Civics Education And ‘Laura Wooten’s Law’

https://www.insidernj.com/video/insidernjs-interview-senator-turner-importance-civics-education-laura-wootens-law/

Insider NJ | January 21, 2021, 7:46 pm

 

NY Times--13,000 School Districts, 13,000 Approaches to Teaching During Covid

To assess how public schools have navigated the pandemic and the impact on students, The Times examined seven representative districts. The answers were strikingly different.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/21/us/schools-coronavirus.html

Kate Taylor| Jan. 21, 2021

 

The Atlantic--Why Kids Might Be Key to Reaching Herd Immunity

Children rarely get very ill from COVID-19. But there’s another reason to vaccinate them.

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/01/should-kids-get-covid-19-vaccine/617762/

Sarah Zhang| January 21, 2021

 

NPR--Biden Announces Executive Actions Meant To Help Reopen Schools

https://www.npr.org/sections/president-biden-takes-office/2021/01/21/959162019/biden-announces-executive-actions-meant-to-help-reopen-schools

Anya Kamenetz, Elissa Nadworny| January 21, 20211:28 PM ET

 

Education Week--Global Test Finds Digital Divide Reflected in Math, Science Scores

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/global-test-finds-digital-divide-reflected-in-math-science-scores/2021/01

Sarah D. Sparks — January 21, 2021 3 min read

 

Chalkbeat--Biden promises guidance, vaccines to get schools open, though familiar challenges loom

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/1/21/22243314/biden-covid-plan-reopen-schools

Matt Barnum and Kalyn Belsha Updated Jan 21, 2021, 7:16pm EST

 

Education Dive--How is COVID-19 changing school discipline?

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-is-covid-19-changing-school-discipline/593345/

Long-standing school discipline practices were impacted by the pandemic. Here are some ways they have stayed the same and ways they are changing