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NJ Spotlight--Remote Learning Gets Mixed Marks in State Survey of Families

Parents split on online instruction as prospects for fall opening shaky

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/remote-learning-gets-mixed-marks-in-state-survey-of-families/

John Mooney | August 4, 2020 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

 

 

Star Ledger--Children will be required to wear masks ‘at all times’ in schools, Murphy said

Students will be required, not just encouraged, to wear masks upon returning to school this fall.

Amanda Hoover | NJ Advance Media For NJ.com| Updated Aug 03, 2020; Posted Aug 03, 2020

 

 

Philadelphia Inquirer—Op Ed: Time to Panic as PA Teachers Defect and Safety Concerns Threaten Reopening

https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/coronavirus-covid-pa-schools-reopening-philadelphia-suburbs-maria-panaritis-20200802.html

Maria Panaritis| August 4, 2020

 

Press of Atlantic City--Teachers in Atlantic County call for remote learning to start 2020-21 school year

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/education/teachers-in-atlantic-county-call-for-remote-learning-to-start-2020-21-school-year/article_e7b7a8a7-f5c0-5e4d-ae54-da51bfb7bcc3.html

CLAIRE LOWE Staff Writer| Jul 31, 2020

 

NY Times--When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.

As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/04/world/middleeast/coronavirus-israel-schools-reopen.html?searchResultPosition=1

Isabel Kershner and Pam Belluck| August 4, 2020

 

Education Week--Will Opening Schools Make the Pandemic Worse?

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2020/07/will_opening_schools_worsen_th.html

Sarah D. Sparks on July 31, 2020 1:26 AM

 

 

Education Week--Betsy DeVos Pushes Schools to Clear COVID Hurdles Without Special Favors

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/08/01/betsy-devos-pushes-schools-to-clear-covid.html

 Andrew Ujifusa| August 1, 2020

 

 

Educators rally on national day of action as school reopening debate continues

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2020/8/3/21353375/educators-rally-on-national-day-of-action-as-school-reopening-debate-continues

Kalyn Belsha, Sneha Dey, Erica Meltzer, and Melanie Asmar| Aug 3, 2020, 7:13pm EDT