NJ Spotlight--NJ Budget 2020: No Hearings Scheduled as Groups Press for Open Process
Gov. Phil Murphy set to offer new budget but next steps not clear ahead of Oct. 1 deadline
NJ Spotlight--‘This Pandemic Has Taken Everything from Us’ — Student Rep’s Plea to State Board
Incoming senior at second state Board of Education meeting urges help for fellow students
NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: Every Passing Day Demonstrates More Dangers of In-Person Instruction
Gov. Murphy has done an outstanding job protecting NJ against COVID-19; the time to relax his high standards is not when students are concerned
Star Ledger--ForN.J. school districts seeking to go all-remote, you better have a good reason, Murphy warns
Star Ledger--List of N.J. school districts planning all-remote reopening keeps growing. Latest live updates. (Aug. 20, 2020)
Students in many districts across New Jersey will likely be learning from home when new school year gets underway this fall, because of concerns over the coronavirus.
Evan Slavit | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Nestor F. Sebastian | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Casey Roland | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| August 20, 2020
Star Ledger-- PTA leader says with COVID-19 there’s no easy solution to get kids back in school safely | Opinion
Let’s be clear that there are no ideal, or right, or one-size-fits-all solutions. What is best for my child and family, and the risk we are willing to assume, may not be the best for my neighbor and their family. The same goes for school districts, says Cathy Lindenbaum, president of the state PTA.
Cathy Lindenbaum| Star-Ledger Guest Columnist| Posted Aug 19, 2020
NY Times--Nurses Are on the Virus Front Lines. But Many Schools Don’t Have One.
Less than 40 percent of the nation’s schools had a full-time nurse before the pandemic, and there has been no national effort to hire more.
Dan Levin| Aug. 20, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET
NPR--NYC Teachers Union 'Prepared To Strike' If Safety Demands Are Not Met
Education Week--Teachers With COVID-19 Health Risks: Who Gets to Stay Home?
Madeline Will August 18, 2020 | Updated: August 19, 2020
The Hechinger Report--Proof Points: How deep coronavirus school budget cuts are expected to harm student achievement
Previous recession shows teacher layoffs, after school programs and bus service cuts hit low-income students the hardest
Jill Barshay| August 17, 2020|