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2-14-22 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Mask mandate goes, but concerns still here

Health experts worry Murphy decision premature amid uncertain COVID-19 future

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/02/gov-murphy-to-lift-nj-school-mask-mandate-health-care-officials-lawmakers-concerns/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | February 14, 2022 | Coronavirus in NJ, Education

NJ Spotlight--Some New Jersey schools to end mandatory quarantine

But some school workers are concerned about the removal of such protective measures

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/video/some-new-jersey-schools-to-end-mandatory-quarantine/

Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent | February 11, 2022 | Education, Coronavirus in NJ

Star Ledger--Murphy says decision to drop school mask mandate was based on science. Do experts agree?

https://www.nj.com/education/2022/02/murphy-says-decision-to-drop-school-mask-mandate-was-based-on-science-do-experts-agree.html

Katie Kausch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Feb. 12, 2022, 9:32 p.m. | Published: Feb. 12, 2022, 7:00 a.m.

The Record--Masks were detrimental to some children with speech issues, parents say

https://www.northjersey.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2022%2F02%2F13%2Fcovid-masks-speech-delay-children-iep-parents%2F9225532002%2F

Mary Ann Koruth| February 13, 2022

Education Week--How Politics Are Straining Parent-School Relationships

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/how-politics-are-straining-parent-school-relationships/2022/02

Andrew Ujifusa February 10, 2022 12 min read

Chalkbeat--3 not-quite-true claims about the pandemic and schools

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2022/2/11/22928029/myths-schools-teacher-turnover

Matt Barnum Feb 11, 2022, 7:00am EST

Education Dive--How will rising union protests sway district decisions?

https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-will-rising-union-protests-sway-district-decisions/618729/

Naaz Modan Reporter | Published Feb. 11, 2022