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4-29-22 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Kindergartners lag in shots for childhood diseases

But NJ’s vaccination rates for measles, whooping cough, chickenpox are better than national average

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/video/kindergartners-lag-in-shots-for-childhood-diseases/

Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | April 28, 2022 | Health Care

 

Star Ledger--N.J.’s teacher of the year still loves the classroom after 40 years. ‘It’s passion work.’

https://www.nj.com/education/2022/04/njs-teacher-of-the-year-still-loves-the-classroom-after-40-years-its-passion-work.html

Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Apr. 28, 2022, 11:15 a.m. | Published: Apr. 28, 2022, 9:30 a.m.

 

The Record—Head of Department of Education Defends Sex Education  Standards

Silent on most education policy issues, the education commissioner strongly defended the state’s sex education standards

https://cm.northjersey.com/offers-reg/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2022%2F04%2F29%2Fnj-sex-ed-curriculum-defended-state-department-education%2F9576079002%2F

Mary Anne Koruth| April 29, 2022

 

NPR--The education culture war is raging. But for most parents, it's background noise

https://www.npr.org/2022/04/29/1094782769/parent-poll-school-culture-wars

Anya Kamenetz| April 29, 20225:00 AM ET

 

Education Week--3 in 4 Kids Have Had Coronavirus Infections, CDC Estimates

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/3-in-4-kids-have-had-coronavirus-infections-cdc-estimates/2022/04

The Associated Press — April 27, 2022

 

Education Dive--Third pandemic summer brings momentum for ARP investments

New initiatives for technical assistance and searchable databases are to be announced at an Ed Department virtual summit today.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/3rd-pandemic-summer-sees-momentum-for-arp-investments-in-learning/622766/

K-12 Dive staff| Published April 27, 2022

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: There’s an effective way to guide our students through mental health problems

Schools do not have the resources they need, but relying on peers is a great step in the right direction

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-theres-an-effective-way-to-guide-our-students-through-mental-health-problems/

Chelsea Waite and Julia Freeland Fisher April 26, 2022