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NJ Spotlight--Mental health part of plans to protect students

NJ has strong gun laws. Growing focus on mental health services in schools

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/06/nj-health-care-education-mental-behavioral-health-services-students-screening-brief-intervention-and-referral-to-treatment-sbirt-model/

Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | June 6, 2022 | Health Care

 

NJ Spotlight--School shootings spur many to become activists

 ‘I haven’t seen this kind of response since Parkland,’ said Shani Nuckols of New Jersey Moms Demand Action

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/06/new-jersey-moms-demand-action-inundated-anti-gun-violence-activist-upsurge/

Astrea Slezak | June 6, 2022 | Law & Public Safety, More Issues

 

NJ Spotlight--Shortage of NJ teachers exacerbated by decline in candidate numbers

Fewer people have entered the field over the last decade

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/video/shortage-of-nj-teachers-exacerbated-by-decline-in-candidate-numbers/

Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent | June 3, 2022 | Education

 

Star Ledger--Some N.J. schools used as polling locations will go virtual on election day

https://www.nj.com/education/2022/06/some-nj-schools-used-as-polling-locations-will-go-virtual-on-election-day.html

Camille Furst| june 4, 2022

 

MyCentralJersey.com--Teacher shortages continue.  Here’s what New Jersey is doing about it

https://cm.northjersey.com/offers-reg/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.northjersey.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2022%2F06%2F06%2Fnj-teacher-shortages-being-addressed-but-additional-action-needed%2F7500731001%2F

Mary Ann Koruth|June 6, 2022   

 

NY Times--A Mental Health Clinic in School? No, Thanks, Says the School Board

American teenagers are reporting severe levels of anxiety and depression. But when Connecticut moved to expand mental health services in schools, it ran into fierce opposition in one town.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/05/health/killingly-ct-mental-health-clinic-school.html

Ellen Barry| June 5, 2022

 

Education Dive--EL, high-poverty students struggle to access appropriate virtual learning workspaces

https://www.k12dive.com/news/el-high-poverty-students-struggle-to-access-appropriate-virtual-learning-w/624791/

Anna Merod Associate Editor| Published June 2, 2022

 

Education Week--America’s Obsessed With Guns and Violence. And Schools Are the Target

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/opinion-americas-obsessed-with-guns-and-violence-and-schools-are-the-target/2022/06

Peter DeWitt — June 01, 2022 7 min read