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8-24-21 Education in the News

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InsiderNJ--Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Instituting Vaccination or Testing Requirement for All Preschool to Grade 12 Personnel (includes link to EO 253)


August 23, 2021, 7:31 pm |


NJ Spotlight--Fine Print: How health and safety guidelines for schools have been revised

With school soon starting up, Murphy’s guidelines are further tweaked


John Mooney, Education writer | August 24, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJEducation


Press of Atlantic City--Monmouth Poll finds most voters support school mask mandate


Claire Lowe| August 23, 2021


Education Week--Why Failing to Require Masks Could Cost Districts Millions Later


Mark Lieberman — August 20, 2021 9 min read


NPR--Schools Blocking Mask Mandates Could Face Civil Rights Probes, Official Says


Deepa Shivaram| August 23, 202111:02 AM ET


NJ Spotlight--NJ’s teacher shortage adds to list of concerns in return to in-person learning

Vacancies are notable in hard-to-staff disciplines, including special education, science, mathematics and bilingual education


Joanna Gagis, Correspondent | August 23, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJEducation


NJ Spotlight--New vaccination mandate ‘in a race against’ delta variant


Lilo H. Stainton, Health care writer | August 24, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJHealth Care


Star Ledger--Gov. Murphy’s hometown school board may challenge him on masks

Updated: Aug. 23, 2021, 10:23 p.m. | Published: Aug. 23, 2021, 10:23 p.m.


Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com


MyCentralJersey.com--Remote learning: Murphy reiterates no virtual school other than contingency plan for outbreaks


Mary Ann Koruth| NorthJersey.com| August 24, 2021


Education Dive--Report: Pandemic's full impact on students with disabilities still unclear


Kara Arundel| Published Aug. 23, 2021