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2-22-21 Education in the News

Star Ledger--N.J. using $105M in coronavirus relief to help students struggling with learning, mental health during pandemic

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/02/nj-using-105m-in-coronavirus-relief-to-help-students-struggling-with-learning-mental-health-during-pandemic.html

Brent Johnson|Updated Feb 19, 2021; Posted Feb 19, 2021

 

NJ Spotlight--What’s the official NJ vaccination timeline? Depends on who’s talking, Murphy or Persichilli

The schedule appears different for governor and health commissioner, though they are at one on overall plan

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/02/nj-covid-19-coronavirus-vaccine-vaccination-timeline-goal-4-7-million-gov-murphy-health-commissioner-judy-persichilli-give-different-end-dates/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | February 22, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Health Care

 

Star Ledger--N.J. school standardized testing should be waived this year due to COVID, state tells feds

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/02/nj-school-standardized-testing-should-be-waived-this-year-due-to-covid-state-tells-feds.html

Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Updated Feb 19, 2021; Posted Feb 19, 2021

 

South Jersey Times--Autism families are left behind most in pandemic | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/02/autism-families-are-left-behind-most-in-pandemic-opinion.html

Mary Beth Gilliland| South Jersey Times Guest Columnist | Updated Feb 21, 2021; Posted Feb 21, 2021

 

Star Ledger--Time to lead on learning loss | Editorial

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/02/time-to-lead-on-learning-loss-editorial.html

 

Star Ledger Editorial Board|Updated Feb 21, 2021; Posted Feb 21, 2021

Education Week--Is Lunchtime the ‘Weak Link’ in School Reopening Plans?

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/is-lunchtime-the-weak-link-in-school-reopening-plans/2021/02

Sarah Schwartz — February 18, 2021

 

NPR--Guards, Generosity, Patience: A Volunteer Effort To Vaccinate Public School Workers

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/21/969455352/guards-generosity-patience-a-volunteer-effort-to-vaccinate-public-school-workers

Lulu Garcia-Navarro, Emma Bowman| February 21, 20218:00 AM ET

 

Chalkbeat--Stop calling this generation ‘lost.’ It’s hurtful — and it’s wrong.

Despite what you’ve heard, my remote students are learning.

https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/2/19/22283605/stop-calling-this-generation-lost-its-hurtful-and-its-wrong

Selena Carrion Feb 19, 2021, 6:00am EST

 

Edutopia--4 Tips for a Successful Self-Contained Classroom

Co-teachers in a special education classroom focus on building a community of learners with a focus on real-world skills.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/4-tips-successful-self-contained-classroom

Michelle Murphy, Heather Beam| February 19, 2021