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9-27-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: New educational strategies that will outlast the pandemic

Two educators outline ‘new approaches that may better meet the needs of students, families and teachers’

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/09/opinion-education-covid19-student-data-online-learning-strategies-schools/

Chiffon Rushford, Patricia L. Haney | September 27, 2021 | Opinion, Education

 

Star Ledger--COVID vaccine mandates in schools: Here’s what’s happening around the U.S.

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/09/covid-vaccine-mandates-in-schools-heres-whats-happening-around-the-us.html

Katherine Rodriguez | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated: Sep. 26, 2021, 8:38 a.m. | Published: Sep. 25, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

 

InsiderNJ--Governor Murphy Announces over a Dozen New Appointments to New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/governor-murphy-announces-dozen-new-appointments-new-jersey-commission-holocaust-education/

September 24, 2021, 2:52 pm |

 

Asbury Park Press--Mask fights and getting called Nazis: Why would anyone want to run for school board?

https://www.app.com/story/news/local/values/2021/09/27/nj-school-mask-fights-why-would-anyone-want-run-school-board/8417323002/

Jerry Carino| September 27, 2021

 

NY Times--‘I Need an Army’: Across America, Schools Cram for Their Covid Tests

Some districts have established robust virus testing programs, but many others are struggling.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/25/health/school-covid-test.html?searchResultPosition=1

Emily Anthes and Sabrina Imbler| Sept. 25, 2021

 

Associated Press (via NPR)--A Federal Judge Blocks A Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/09/25/1040699321/nyc-teachers-vaccine-mandate-judge-blocks-schools

The Associated Press| September 25, 20211:29 PM ET

 

Education Week--How a Big Federal Spending Package Could Affect School Meals and Student Poverty Counts

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/how-a-big-federal-spending-package-could-affect-school-meals-and-student-poverty-counts/2021/09

Andrew Ujifusa — September 23, 2021

 

Chalkbeat--Stress and short tempers: Schools struggle with behavior as students return

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/9/27/22691601/student-behavior-stress-trauma-return

Kalyn Belsha| Sep 27, 2021, 5:00am EDT

 

The Hechinger Report--Despite mediocre records, for-profit online charter schools are selling parents on staying virtual

Companies promise parents they’ll deliver high-quality learning this fall. But what they’ve provided in the past is anything but

https://hechingerreport.org/despite-mediocre-records-for-profit-online-charter-schools-are-selling-parents-on-staying-virtual/

Steven Yoder September 24, 2021