Chalkbeat (via NJ Spotlight)--No Fs allowed: Some Newark high school teachers feel pressure to pass absent students during pandemic
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Crafting smarter, more equitable gifted-and-talented program for NJ students
Programs that pull gifted students from their classes deliver an implicit message that those left behind aren’t gifted, a form of segregation that hurts all students
NY Times--The Union Leader Who Says She Can Get Teachers Back in Schools
In cities and suburbs where schools remain closed, teachers unions are often saying: not yet. Can Randi Weingarten change that?
Dana Goldstein| Feb. 8, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET
NY Times--Summer School Is a Hot Idea Right Now. Could It Work?
Numerous obstacles make extending the school year a tough proposition, but the Biden administration wants to put billions behind it as a way of offsetting pandemic-era learning losses.
NPR--Biden Administration Proposes $130 Billion To Help Schools Reopen
Anya Kamenetz| February 8, 20215:00 AM ET
NPR--Keep Schools Open All Summer, And Other Bold Ideas To Help Kids Catch Up
Edutopia--The Camera-On/Camera-Off Dilemma
A new study offers some guidance for striking a balance between class cohesion and privacy. Plus, strategies from teachers to encourage camera use in context.
Youki Terada| February 5, 2021