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11-30-20 Education in the News

Star Ledger--Statewide shutdown ‘has to stay on the table’ as N.J. COVID-19 cases surge, Murphy says

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/11/murphy-wont-rule-out-statewide-shutdown-as-nj-is-in-the-fight-of-our-lives-over-the-next-3-months.html

Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Nov 29, 2020; Posted Nov 29, 2020

 

 

Star Ledger--Schools in all 21 N.J. counties should now ‘consider implementing fully remote learning,’ state guidelines say

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/11/schools-in-all-21-nj-counties-should-now-consider-implementing-fully-remote-learning-state-guidelines-say.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com  Updated Nov 27, 2020; Posted Nov 27, 2020

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--New Jersey moves to strengthen Black history education mandates

https://www.inquirer.com/education/nj-education-black-history-curriculum-amistad-legislation-cherry-hill-mcknight-angela-assembly-20201125.html

Melanie Burney, Posted: November 27, 2020

 

NY Times—Teaching in the Pandemic: “This is not sustainable”

Teacher burnout could erode instructional quality, stymie working parents and hinder the reopening of the economy

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/us/teachers-remote-learning-burnout.html

Natasha Singer| November 30, 2020

 

NY Times--Ransomware Attack Closes Baltimore County Public Schools

The attack, first discovered late Tuesday, disrupted the district’s websites and remote learning programs, as well as its grading and email systems, officials said.

Azi Paybarah| Nov. 29, 2020

 

NPR--Pandemic Takes Toll On Children's Mental Health

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/28/938460892/pandemic-takes-toll-on-childrens-mental-health

Lesley McClurg| November 28, 20207:00 AM ET

 

Education Week--It's Official: National Test Is Postponed Due to COVID-19 Concerns

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2020/11/national_test_naep_postponed_coronavirus.html

Stephen Sawchuk on November 25, 2020 3:03 PM

 

Education Week--Schools Grapple With Substitute Teacher Shortages, Medical Leave Requests, Survey Finds

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/11/24/schools-grapple-with-substitute-teacher-shortages-medical.html

Holly Kurtz| November 24, 2020

 

Education Dive--What role will schools play in COVID-19 vaccine distribution?

While schools have played "very active" roles in vaccinations during prior epidemics, they now face increased polarization and other concerns.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/what-role-will-schools-play-in-covid-19-vaccine-distribution/589604/

Natalie Gross | Published Nov. 25, 2020

 

Education Dive--Decisions to stop or start in-person K-12 learning aren't getting easier

As COVID-19 surges, school leaders are pivoting weekly to address the challenges of disrupted schedules. Here's how they're navigating uncharted waters.

https://www.educationdive.com/news/stopping-starting-in-person-learning-isnt-getting-easier-for-schools/589692/

Kara Arundel| Published Nov. 25, 2020