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NJ.com

Help Hazlet’s Raritan HS Band Perform At D-Day Event In France (NJ Patch)

They were all born more than six decades after D-Day, the decisive invasion of Normandy beaches by the U.S. and other Allied soldiers that is considered the beginning of the end of World War II.

 

N.J. school board member tried to get her kid’s bullying suspension reversed, ethics board says

A school board member in Warren County tried to use her position to intervene when a harassment, intimidation and bullying complaint was filed against her child, according to an ethics complaint ruling by state officials.

 

Op-Ed: It’s time for the Jersey City BOE to prioritize progress over politics | Opinion (Hudon County View)

The duty of the board should be to prioritize the needs of students above all else.

 

Tiny turtles released into the wild by N.J. kindergarteners helping save a species

Over a dozen tiny turtles were released into marshes in Stone Harbor on Wednesday with a little help from some eager kindergartners.

 

NJ Spotlight

Murphy signs OPRA bill, dismissing corruption concerns

Governor notes how decision ‘will disappoint many members of the advocacy community’

 

High school graduation rates for Black boys are improving, but disparities persist

In 2019-20, the four-year high school graduation rate for Black boys in Newark Public Schools was 72%, compared with 86% for all students in the …

 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Camden school district has asked judge to overturn jury’s $1.6 million verdict against board president (msn.com)

In a nearly 1,000-pagecourt filing on Monday, lawyers for the district argued in part that the May 14 jury decision was inconsistent and legally unsupported because jurors rejected claims that the former middle school teacher sexually abused his former student when she was under 18 but found the district liable for “willful misconduct” and negligence in supervising Muhammad.

 

Press of Atlantic City

$75.7M Bond Referendum Set This Fall In Stafford(msn.com)

The referendum will fund building improvements that will support students, staff and the community, according to school officials.

 

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Associated Press

Keeping children safe on social media: What parents should know to protect their kids

At what age should kids be on social media? Should they be on it at all? If they aren’t, will they be social pariahs? Should parents monitor their conversations?

 

Education Week

Educators: Start Early to Keep Students Engaged in STEM

Educators weigh in on how to motivate kids to pursue STEM learning.

 

I Was an AI Optimist. Now I’m Worried It’s Making Teacher Burnout Worse (Opinion)

An education expert weighs in on how to make AI our ally and not our foe.

 

‘Politics Does Not Belong in Education,’ Says a Departing State Schools Chief

Improving student outcomes requires finding common ground, says Margie Vandeven.

 

To Ban or Not to Ban? Educators, Parents, and Students Weigh In on Cellphones

One reason policing cellphones in schools is so challenging is because of stakeholders’ varying opinions on their presence in the classroom, along with different views on how the problem should be dealt with—if at all.