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5-31-22 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Treat rising gun deaths as public health matter, experts warn

Children and young adults die more from guns than they do from car crashes

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/05/health-care-law-public-safety-gun-violence-firearm-fatalities-top-cause-injury-related-deaths-young-people/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | May 31, 2022 | Health Care, Law & Public Safety

 

NJ Spotlight--What happened to arts education in NJ during the pandemic?

The results of the latest survey may surprise you

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/05/nj-schools-pandemic-arts-education-robert-morrison-arts-ed-nj-not-second-tier-but-some-schools-no-arts-programs-music/

John Mooney, Education writer | May 31, 2022 | Education

 

South Jersey Times--From N.J. middle school teacher | ‘I did not sign up for this’ | Opinion

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2022/05/from-nj-middle-school-teacher-i-did-not-sign-up-for-this-opinion.html

Caitlin Hertzberg| South Jersey Times Guest Columnist| May 28, 2022, 8:27 a.m.

 

InsiderNJ--Five Days, Every Twenty-Eight Days

https://www.insidernj.com/five-days-every-twenty-eight-days/

Anjali Mehrotra | May 29, 2022, 4:09 pm | in Columnist

 

NY Times--School Counselors on How to Help Students Recover From Pandemic Stress

Children are behind in social skills and struggling with emotional health, counselors say. They suggest eight ways to help.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/29/upshot/student-stress-counselors-pandemic.html

Claire Cain Miller| May 29, 2022

 

The Atlantic—Ten years after Sandy Hook, here we are again

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2022/05/school-gun-violence-sandy-hook-robb-elementary/638426/

Carol Ann Davis| May 2022

 

NPR--The Uvalde shooting renews questions about school security

https://www.npr.org/2022/05/28/1101921388/uvalde-shooting-raises-questions-about-school-security

John Burnett, Marisa Peñaloza| Updated May 28, 202212:13 PM ET

 

NPR--Progressives take a leaf out of the conservative playbook to target school boards

https://www.npr.org/2022/05/31/1101399058/progressives-take-a-leaf-out-of-the-conservative-playbook-to-target-school-board

Danielle Kurtzleben| May 31, 20225:01 AM ET

 

Education Dive--Students lag on media literacy — but the gap isn’t unbridgeable

Research suggests high school students who receive just six 50-minute lessons in digital literacy are twice as likely to identify questionable websites.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/students-lag-on-media-literacy-but-the-gap-isnt-unbridgeable/624402/

Anna Merod Associate Editor | Published May 25, 2022

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Mom who lost her son in Sandy Hook says answer to this senseless violence lies in our classrooms

Kids that are taught coping skills and social and emotional competence ‘are not going to want to hurt themselves or others’

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-mom-who-lost-her-son-in-sandy-hook-says-answer-to-this-senseless-violence-lies-in-our-classrooms/

Scarlett Lewis| May 28, 2022