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10-28-21 Education in the News

Star Ledger--N.J. orders 205K pediatric COVID vaccine doses in anticipation of kids 5-11 being eligible

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/10/nj-orders-205k-pediatric-covid-vaccine-doses-in-anticipation-of-kids-5-11-being-eligible.html

Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Oct. 27, 2021, 3:16 p.m. | Published: Oct. 27, 2021, 2:06 p.m.

 

The Record--NJ plans large rollout of COVID vaccine for children, but will the demand be there?

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2021/10/28/new-jersey-plans-large-rollout-kids-covid-vaccine/8562876002/

Scott Fallon Michael L. Diamond| October 28, 2021

NY Times--Republicans Assail Garland Over Justice Department Schools Memo

Republicans said the Biden administration was seeking to intimidate parents concerned about school policies. The attorney general cited a spike in threats.

Katie Benner| Oct. 27, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/27/us/politics/merrick-garland-justice-department-schools-memo.html

 

The Atlantic--Five Big Questions About COVID Vaccines for Kids

With FDA authorization for a kid-size COVID vaccine pending, a pediatrician and infectious-disease expert weighs in on what’s next.

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/10/kids-vaccines-q-and-a/620497/

Katherine J. Wu| October 27, 2021

 

Education Week--Teacher Fired for Lesson on White Privilege Loses Appeal

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/teacher-fired-for-lesson-on-white-privilege-loses-appeal/2021/10

Eesha Pendharkar — October 26, 2021

 

Chalkbeat--Why didn’t N.J. schools go remote during Tuesday’s storm? Blame this state law.

https://newark.chalkbeat.org/2021/10/26/22747384/new-jersey-storm-emergency-remote-learning

Patrick Wall Oct 26, 2021, 4:57pm EDT

 

Education Dive--School leaders: Proactive approach key to addressing 'devious licks,' other social media challenges

Administrators recommend turning to restorative practices and student involvement to address harmful online trends.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/school-leaders-proactive-approach-key-to-addressing-devious-licks-other/608856/

Anna Merod| Published Oct. 27, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--10 ways for schools to gain traction with social-emotional learning programs

Federal funding, parent demand and evidence of payoff fuels support for SEL in the classroom, but continuation may hinge on rebranding and local investment

https://hechingerreport.org/10-ways-for-schools-to-gain-traction-with-social-emotional-learning-programs/

 Caralee Adams October 28, 2021