Day: December 7, 2020

Politico: Sean Spiller making the rounds for a job as Biden’s education secretary

Is there a link between the fact that Montclair kids are still not back in school and the fact that Sean Spiller is both Mayor of Montclair and Vice-President of the New Jersey Education Association? Do you have any opinion on that? Full article on Politico: https://www.politico.com/states/new-jersey/story/2020/12/01/njeas-sean-spiller-making-the-rounds-for-a-job-as-bidens-education-secretary-1338970 Follow Us

Baristanet: Montclair Public Schools Postpone In Person Learning To January 25 & February 8

Excerpt from Bartistanet: Montclair Public School students won’t begin in person learning until January 25th for special education and elementary school students and February 8th for high school and middle school students. The announcement was made by Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds as part of his Superintendent’s report during Wednesday’s Montclair Board of Education meeting. Ponds …

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From the Washington Post: ‘A lost generation’: Surge of research reveals students sliding backward, most vulnerable worst affected

Keeping schools closed is the most INEQUITABLE practice imaginable! Excerpt from the Washington Post: *After the U.S. education system fractured into Zoom screens last spring, experts feared millions of children would fall behind. Hard evidence now shows they were right. * *A flood of new data — on the national, state and district levels — …

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