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10-15-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: COVID-19 highlights racial inequities in school funding

Review of state data shows that students of color lack the same instruction options during the pandemic as do their white counterparts

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/10/op-ed-coronavirus-emphasizes-new-jersey-school-funding-racial-imbalance/

Mark Weber | October 15, 2020 | Opinion, Education

Star Ledger--N.J. district wanted to go remote for 2 weeks. Vacations to coronavirus hot spots are to blame.

https://www.nj.com/education/2020/10/nj-district-wanted-to-go-remote-for-2-weeks-vacations-to-coronavirus-hot-spots-are-to-blame.html

Katie Kausch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 14, 2020; Posted Oct 14, 2020

Star Ledger--Murphy directs N.J. agencies to do a better job at preventing and punishing bias crimes

Advance Media for NJ.comMichael Mancuso | NJ Advance Med

By Blake Nelson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 14, 2020; Posted Oct 14, 2020

Star Ledger--NJSIAA lost $640,000 from COVID-19 in 2019-20, audit shows

https://www.nj.com/highschoolsports/2020/10/njsiaa-lost-640000-from-covid-19-in-2019-20-docs-show.html

Brian Deakyne | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Oct 14, 2020; Posted Oct 14, 2020

NY Times--Why Students Canít Get Laptops

A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/14/us/students-laptops-digitial-divide.html

Amelia Nierenberg and Adam Pasick| Oct. 14, 2020

Education Week--The Essential Traits of a Positive School Climate

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/10/14/the-essential-traits-of-a-positive-school.html

Arianna Prothero| October 13, 2020

Politics K-12 (via Education Week)-There's No Constitutional Right to Civics Education, a Federal Judge Reluctantly Concludes

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2020/10/theres_no_constitutional_right.html

Stephen Sawchuk on October 14, 2020 5:05 PM

Education Dive--Secondary school suspensions cost some districts over a year of instruction

https://www.educationdive.com/news/districts-lose-instruction-time-due-to-suspensions/586976/

Kara Arundel | Oct. 14, 2020