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NJ Spotlight--NJ orders schools to report COVID-19 case data

School outbreaks have doubled. Health experts expect cases to rise after Thanksgiving

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/10/covid-19-schools-report-cases-department-of-health-spike-thanksgiving-christmas/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | October 7, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

 

Star Ledger--N.J’s in-school COVID outbreaks increase to 69 with 379 cases among students, staff

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/10/njs-in-school-covid-outbreaks-increase-to-69-with-379-cases-among-students-staff.html

Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com|\ Updated: Oct. 06, 2021, 3:35 p.m. | Published: Oct. 06, 2021, 1:11 p.m.

 

Star Ledger--This ‘remarkable’ social studies teacher is N.J.’s Teacher of the Year

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/10/this-remarkable-social-studies-teacher-is-njs-teacher-of-the-year.html

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Published: Oct. 06, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

 

NPR--You don't need a bachelor's degree to land a high-paying job

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/07/1043737586/college-degree-high-school-diploma-high-paying-trade-jobs

Elissa Nadworny| October 7, 20216:00 AM ET

Education Week-- Districts Are Leaning on Medical Advisers to Help With COVID Policies. It’s Paying Off

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/districts-are-leaning-on-medical-advisors-to-help-with-covid-policies-its-paying-off/2021/10

Stephen Sawchuk — October 05, 2021 9 min read

 

Education Dive-- How will pandemic learning impact graduation rates long-term?

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-will-pandemic-learning-impact-graduation-rates-long-term/607734/

Shawna De La Rosa Contributor, K-12 | Published Oct. 6, 2021

 

Edutopia--The Case Against Zeros in Grading

Teachers can rethink their grading practices to make them more mathematically fair for students and allow for redemption for a missed assignment.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/case-against-zeros-grading

 Alexis Tamony| October 6, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Younger students were among those most hurt during the pandemic

Research tells us which groups will need the most attention when school is back in session

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-younger-students-were-among-those-most-hurt-during-the-pandemic/

Nathan Storey and Qiyang Zhang October 4, 2021