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2-9-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Why New Jersey schools would be ideal COVID-19 vaccination sites

 ‘Those of us in education are ready to roll up our sleeves to not only get the vaccine but provide the needed assistance and support so our communities can receive it too’

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/02/op-ed-why-new-jersey-schools-would-be-ideal-covid-19-vaccination-sites/

Scott R. Rocco | February 9, 2021 | Opinion, Education

 

Star Ledger--Give vaccine priority to this group of N.J. teachers | Letters

Mark Finkelstein, Superintendent of Schools, Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, Piscataway| Updated Feb 08, 2021; Posted Feb 08, 2021

Letters to the Editor | The Star-Ledger

 

StarLedger--Are kids Googling self-harm on school laptops? N.J. districts using software to monitor.

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/02/are-kids-googling-self-harm-on-school-laptops-nj-districts-using-software-to-monitor.html

Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Updated Feb 08, 2021; Posted Feb 08, 2021

 

Insider NJ--For the Sake of Students, Cancel the Standardized Tests

https://www.insidernj.com/for-the-sake-of-students-cancel-the-standardized-tests/

Marie Blistan | February 8, 2021, 1:10 pm | in Columnist

 

NPR--Teachers Knock On Doors Looking For Students Who've Disappeared From Online Learning

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/09/963669522/teachers-knock-on-doors-looking-for-students-whove-disappeared-from-online-learn

Robbie Feinberg| February 9, 20215:11 AM ET

 

NPR--Education Dept. Launches First Federal Effort To Track School Reopening

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/02/05/964591591/education-dept-launches-first-federal-effort-to-track-school-reopening

Anya Kamenetz| February 5, 20215:56 PM ET

 

NPR--Should Schools Reopen If Teachers Aren't Yet Vaccinated? CDC Will Soon Weigh In

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/02/05/964534341/should-schools-reopen-if-teachers-arent-yet-vaccinated-cdc-will-soon-weigh-in

Ayesha Rascoe| February 5, 20215:15 PM ET

 

Education Week--‘We’re Not Being Taken Care of': Many Teachers Still Ineligible for Vaccines

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/were-not-being-taken-care-of-many-teachers-still-ineligible-for-vaccines/2021/02

Madeline Will — February 05, 2021 10 min read

 

Chalkbeat--Billions for learning loss: How Joe Biden’s stimulus plan would work

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/2/8/22273359/biden-education-schools-funding-stimulus-learning-loss

Matt Barnum Feb 8, 2021, 5:54pm EST