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6-27-22 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: The ed-TPA exam deters too many qualified teachers from entering the classroom

Urging the Assembly to act now to ‘eliminate the unnecessary and often discriminatory’ exam before lawmakers’ summer recess

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/06/nj-legislation-assembly-education-committee-eliminate-edtpa-teacher-exam-unnecessary-discriminatory/

David M. Aderhold | June 27, 2022 | Opinion, Education

 

Star Ledger--NJ restricts solitary confinement in prisons. Why not in schools? | Editorial

Quiet rooms, or isolation rooms, are used in some New Jersey schools to lock up students who being violent or disruptive in class.

Star-Ledger Editorial Board | Published: Jun. 26, 2022, 8:15 a.m

 

NY Times--Schools Are Spending Billions on High-Tech Defense for Mass Shootings

The market for weapon detectors and crisis alert badges in schools is booming. But there are questions about whether the new technology is effective.

 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/26/business/school-safety-technology.html

Natasha Singer| June 26, 2022

Education Week--What the ‘Roe v. Wade’ Reversal Means for Educators, Schools, and Students

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/what-the-roe-v-wade-reversal-means-for-educators-schools-and-students/2022/06

Sarah Schwartz — June 24, 2022

 

Chalkbeat--Meals to go, fresh veggies: What the extension of meal waivers means for schools

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2022/6/24/23182008/pandemic-meal-waivers-school-lunch-keep-kids-fed-act

Kalyn Belsha|   Jun 24, 2022, 2:36pm EDT

 

The Hechinger Report--Blurring the lines between education and workforce

A proposition to ‘blur’ the boundaries between K-12, higher ed and the workforce industry

https://hechingerreport.org/blurring-the-lines-between-education-and-workforce/

Javeria Salman June 23, 2022