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3-23-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: A veritable ‘Hunger Games’ between school districts as they strive to get staff vaccinated

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/03/op-ed-a-veritable-hunger-games-between-school-districts-as-they-strive-to-get-staff-vaccinated/

Thomas A. Smith | March 23, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Opinion

 

NJ Spotlight--New CDC guidelines spark debate over school reopening

https://www.njspotlight.com/video/new-cdc-guidelines-spark-debate-over-school-reopening/

Joanna Gagis, Correspondent | March 22, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

Star Ledger--Law requiring public workers to live in N.J. is ‘unconstitutional,’ judge rules, allowing teacher to keep her job

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/03/law-requiring-public-workers-to-live-in-nj-is-unconstitutional-judge-rules-allowing-teacher-to-keep-her-job.html

Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Mar 22, 2021; Posted Mar 22, 2021

 

Insider NJ--Budget Panel Approves Addiego-Sweeney Bill to Protect Students with Disabilities from Losing Educational Services to COVID Crisis

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/budget-panel-approves-addiego-sweeney-bill-protect-students-disabilities-losing-educational-services-covid-crisis/

Insider NJ|March 22, 2021, 4:04 pm | in

 

NY Times--‘I’ve Lost a Lot of Faith’: Suburban Parents Push Schools to Reopen Faster

Frustration over pandemic reopening plans is growing in New Jersey’s affluent suburbs, where taxes are high and many students are barely in classrooms.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/23/nyregion/new-jersey-schools-reopening.html

Tracey Tully| March 23, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Washington Post--Don’t force schools to give standardized tests this pandemic year, research scholars ask Education Secretary Cardona

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/03/22/dont-force-schools-to-give-standardized-tests-this-pandemic-year-scholars-ask-cardona/

Valerie Strauss| March 22, 2021

 

NPR--As Districts Reopen For In-Person Learning, What Schools May Look Like Going Forward

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/22/980075522/as-districts-reopen-for-in-person-learning-what-schools-may-look-like-going-forw

Cory Turner| March 22, 20214:07 PM ET

 

Education Week--School Budgets: Why They’re Not As Bad As Predicted

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/school-budgets-why-theyre-not-as-bad-as-predicted/2021/03

Mark Lieberman — March 19, 2021 11 min read

 

Education Dive--How 5 superintendents are planning the 2021-22 school year

District leaders say they're cautiously optimistic that they'll offer full-time in-person learning for all students this fall.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-5-superintendents-are-planning-the-2021-22-school-year/597006/

Kara Arundel @KaraArundel | Published March 22, 2021