NEW JERSEY EDUCATION NEWS

Asbury Park Press
NJ has a shortage of substitute teachers. Here’s what we know
NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney’s exit interview
Mycentraljersey.com
South Amboy schools chief tapped to lead Middlesex Vo-Tech district
Plainfield’s school board has never had a Latinx president, until now
NJ.com
Mask mandates in schools and daycares will continue in N.J., Murphy says
Omicron sent N.J. schools back to COVID purgatory. How soon can they escape?
N.J. school district says ex-board member was killed in crash with husband and son
Many school districts extend virtual learning another week due to COVID. Here’s the growing list.
N.J. schools should require vaccines for sports and clubs, guidelines say. But some districts won’t comply.
Jersey City extends remote learning for another week; Bayonne giving students an option
Press of Atlantic City
Sweeney era atop NJ Senate ends with gov campaign on horizon
Pleasantville school district switches to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
TAPinto.net
Egnita Pardo Fights Court Battle to Take Elected Seat on Milltown Board of Education
Superintendent McGann: Nurses Stressed Amid Workload Capacity of In-School COVID Testing
Lauren Collier Sworn In as Sparta Board of Education Member – Another Resigns
NJIT Spring Semester Will Start Remotely. What Students, Staff Need to Know
Flemington-Raritan Makes Change to School Closure Plan, Working to Avoid Closing Schools

NATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS

Chalkbeat
Schools already had a fragile grasp on stability. Then omicron hit.
Here’s what happened when my ‘no excuses’ school piloted a restorative justice program 
Education Week
Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Vaccine Mandate
Some Teachers Are Running Out of Sick Days
How Teachers Are Coping With Omicron
Some Families Despair Over Return to Remote Learning
How to Nurture Lifelong Readers in a Digital Age
Data Science Is the Future. Let’s Start Teaching It
Why School Counselors of Color Matter More Than Ever
New York Times
Disruption, Dismay, Dissent: Americans Grapple With Omicron’s Rise
As More Teachers’ Unions Push for Remote Schooling, Parents Worry. So Do Democrats.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Some COVID-19 recommendations are no longer ‘feasible or practical’ for schools, CHOP says; Philly shifts school-closing threshold
Chicago fight with teachers union stretches into second week
Washington Post
School environments can be toxic. Why and how they must change.
A teacher hoped to connect with students with disabilities. She found a way through music.