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11-23-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--NJEA president: Union disagrees with governor on keeping schools open

Blistan on keeping schools open: "I'd say, the science and the medicine is not supporting that."

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/watch-njea-president-on-governors-decision-to-keep-schools-open-nj/

Michael Hill, Anchor/Correspondent | November 20, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

Star Ledger—Op-Ed:To attract talent to the classroom, we need to celebrate teachers’ heroic work | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/11/to-attract-talent-to-the-classroom-we-need-to-celebrate-teachers-heroic-work-opinion.html

Howard Lerner| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Updated Nov 21, 9:30 AM; Posted Nov 21, 9:30 AM

 

Star Ledger--N.J. high schoolers struggle with COVID-19 impact on their nonprofit group

https://www.nj.com/mercer/2020/11/nj-high-schoolers-struggle-with-covid-19-impact-on-their-nonprofit-group.html

 Updated Nov 20, 2020; Posted Nov 20, 2020

 

NY Times--What Happened When a School District Banned Thin Blue Line Flags

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/21/nyregion/police-flag-pelham-school-district.html

Michael Gold| Nov. 21, 2020

 

Education Week--What Principals Have Learned From COVID-19's 'Stress Test'

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/11/18/what-principals-have-learned-from-covid-19s-stress.html

Denisa R. Superville| November 18, 2020

 

Chalkbeat--Virtual instruction isn’t getting high marks from parents, but many still prefer it

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/11/20/21587836/virtual-remote-learning-school-parents-quality

Matt Barnum Nov 20, 2020, 6:10pm EST

 

Chalkbeat--Newark will temporarily close remote learning centers due to COVID-19 spike

https://newark.chalkbeat.org/2020/11/19/21578689/newark-remote-learning-center-shutdown

Patrick Wall Nov 19, 2020, 7:43pm EST

 

Education Dive--Amid school reopenings, COVID-19 liability protection a mounting concern

https://www.educationdive.com/news/amid-school-reopenings-covid-19-liability-protection-a-mounting-concern/589458/

Shawna De La Rosa| PublishedNov. 20, 2020

 

Edutopia--How to Better Support Middle and High School Students With Dyslexia 

https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-better-support-middle-and-high-school-students-dyslexia

Kelli Sandman-Hurley| November 20, 2020

 

 

The Hechinger Report--Schools bring mindfulness to the classroom to help kids in the Covid-19 crisis

Mindfulness in schools is increasingly being used to help students with mental health and academic performance, but research on its effectiveness is not yet conclusive

https://hechingerreport.org/schools-bring-mindfulness-to-the-classroom-to-help-kids-in-the-covid-19-crisis/

Jena Brooker November 23, 2020