NJ Spotlight--Schools Face Uphill Battle Preparing to Reopen This Fall
Some districts are looking into splitting students into two cohorts, with in-school instruction on alternate days. Others are wrestling with social distancing and classroom capacity. And money for high-end computers appears to be a worry for all
Star Ledger--Start date pushed back in N.J. district to give staff time to prep for new coronavirus rules
Bill Duhart | For NJ.com| Updated Jul 13, 2020; Posted Jul 13, 2020
Jersey Journal--Jersey City parents can keep their kids home for remote learning if they choose
NY Times--DeVos Abandons a Lifetime of Local Advocacy to Demand Schools Reopen
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the face of the Trump administration’s demands, a stance diametrically opposite to how she has led the department.
Erica L. Green| July 13, 2020
Chalkbeat--As coronavirus cases mount, school districts make the call to start the year virtually
As coronavirus cases continue to climb in many states across the country, school districts both large and small are reaching the same conclusion: It’s safer to start the year virtually.
Education Dive--Watchdog report challenges Trump administration school safety recommendations
Edutopia--How to Coach Parents Who Are Teaching at Home
Many parents and guardians felt overwhelmed in supporting their student’s learning during the pandemic—these strategies can help.
Ben Johnson| July 8, 2020