It’s Hard for Public to Know How Much Taxpayers Will Save from Deals Between NJ and Unions
Savings of hundreds of millions of dollars have been touted, but the Murphy administration has refused requests for background information underlying some of the projections
Associated Press (via Star Ledger)--Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall
NY Times--Trump Leans on Schools to Reopen as Virus Continues Its Spread
President Trump spearheaded an administration-wide push to pry open the nation’s elementary and secondary schools, the next phase of his effort to get the economy on its feet.
Peter Baker and Erica L. Green| July 7, 2020
The Atlantic--A Better Fall Is Possible
States with low rates of the virus are in a position to reopen their schools this September—but they should do so very carefully, and with a focus on younger kids.
Sarah Cohodes, Professor of economics and education at Teachers College, Columbia University July 7, 2020
NPR--States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools
Scott Neuman July 7, 20209:10 PM ET
Politics K-12 (via Education Week)--House Bill Would Boost K-12 Aid by Over $500 Million, but Cut Charter School Fund
Andrew Ujifusa on July 7, 2020 8:54 AM
Education Dive--Survey: Students relatively positive on distance learning, but obstacles remain
A new YouthTruth survey of 20,000 students in grades 5-12 across 166 schools in nine states finds that while students largely feel school logistics