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Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →


Murphy Cancels $1.28B Surplus Fund; Closes Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy rescinded a 2019 executive order that directed the state treasurer to put aside $1.28 billion surplus by the end of this fiscal year. “Absent significant outside assistance, this surplus is no longer feasible,” Murphy said during his news conference Monday. “We need to have these funds as a safeguard should direct federal assistance to our state fail to surface.” Murphy has consistently said states will need billions to overcome... Read more →


Stress and your child’s brain

by: Hank Pellissier | GREAT SCHOOLS Versión en español Stress! Bad for the body! Bad for the brain! We’ve seen the articles, watched the 11 o’clock news reports on the “silent killer,” and complained to friends and family about how stressed-out we are. While we all know that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses such as ulcers and hypertension, we don’t associate these maladies with children. But research suggests that chronically stressed children dopay a heavy price. In fact, they are at risk of... Read more →


CER EVENT: What Does The Future of School Look Like?

Dozens of education providers, organizations, districts and schools are educating students seamlessly despite the crisis. What separates them from those who can’t or won’t provide the continuity of education that experts know students need during this crisis? CER presents the third in its EdInnovation Virtual Series - to introduce the media, education leaders, parents and policymakers to the reality of what remote learning can and should look like to benefit all students. Meet the change-makers who are making school happen for thousands. WHO: Jeanne Allen... Read more →


Jump Shot! Coaches, Host a Viewing Party for your Team

The True Story of Kenny Sailors Jump Shot uncovers the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the proclaimed developer of the modern day jump shot in basketball. He defined the game, but only now is he ready to share his thoughts on why the game never defined him. Biography, Documentary, Sports PG | TV-PG79 minutesHD5.1 Pre-Order Now (April 16 Release) -- Jump Shot is the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the developer and innovator of the shot that defined the game of basketball without... Read more →


Education Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 17, 2020)Educational services across the world have got interested in the use of various web tools for their strict performance due to their simplicity as well as teamwork globally. The digital environment ensures content, mutual benefit and also proper security amongst the members. Some of the tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking. Teachers who are the curriculum implementers ought to clearly define and use the tools to their more significant advantage as well as assist the learner meaningfully. Various education web tools... Read more →


HeartMath® Institute Giving Away 100,000 Copies of New Online Program

to Help Kids Learn to Manage Emotions New Initiative Aims to Put Kids on the Path to Avoid Depression and Anxiety, Learn to Manage Emotions BOULDER CREEK, Calif. – (March, 2020) – According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 31% of high school students have depression. They also report one in every four students say they have been bullied in school. It’s clear that children from a young age need to learn more about managing emotions. One nonprofit organization is on... Read more →


Home learning guide during school closure

School's out? These tips will help you keep your child on track. by: GreatSchools Staff | March , 2020 Versión en español Set a routine or a schedule, even if it’s loose It might be tempting to let teenagers sleep in or let younger kids have some TV time before getting to work, but you’ll have a better chance of keeping your children focused if you establish a routine that resembles what they’re used to. For example, create a daily schedule that emphasizes academics in... Read more →


Education Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 16, 2020)--Educational services across the world have got interested in the use of various web tools for their strict performance due to their simplicity as well as teamwork globally. The digital environment ensures content, mutual benefit and also proper security amongst the members. Some of the tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking. Teachers who are the curriculum implementers ought to clearly define and use the tools to their more significant advantage as well as assist the learner meaningfully. Various education web... Read more →


Benefits of Sports to Students

Description Sports can make the mind and body healthy which is beneficial for students. This article will give the benefits that the students can get from sports. More and more people are engaging in sports nowadays. Most of them start as a student and end up with a good career in the sports world. As time goes by, one realizes that there are a lot of ways how sports help students in achieving their dream. It is either being a pro or having a different... Read more →


*The Alice Costello Elementary School PTA Launches Spirit-Wear Shop

(CNBNews)BROOKLAWN, NJ)The Alice Costello PTA has opened a spirit-wear shop to raise funds for the school. The ACES PTA has launched a spirit-wear shop to raise money for the school. The link to the shop can be found below. Show your school spirit by purchasing an item (or two) from the shop! Click ​​​​​​​here to access the shop. published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


STUDY: New Jersey among states with best public schools

Lattice Publishing The Center Square America’s public schools received some disappointing news late last year. In October 2019, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest nationally representative and ongoing assessment of American students’ knowledge and ability. The latest 2019 release includes math and reading scores for students in grades four and eight in reading and math. While performance largely improved from 1990 to 2013, scores across fourth grade reading, eighth grade reading and... Read more →


Brooklawn Drops Championship on Emotional Decision

by CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ—Brooklawn School's first year Coach Austin Darrow never expected his first championship game as a Head coach would be decided off the court instead of on the hardwood floor of a gym. Darrow was forced to decide before the game whether to sit his best player over a personal issue and probably lose the game for his entire team or play the game as if nothing happened. After getting support from players and parents, Darrow felt setting aside his principles was... Read more →


Brooklawn 7/8 Boys Continue Winning

Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com BROOKLAWN, NJ--The Brooklawn School Boys Basketball improved to 10-1 after beating visiting Merchantville. The pre-game was exciting as the 8th grade players were honored by parents, Coach's Austin Darrow and Chris Rodriguez in their last home game. The Brooklawn Bears look to finish the regular season strong before heading into the Camden County Basketball Elementary School League. More Photo's available for viewing at www.Darrowphotos.com Photo's Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below Coach's Chris Rodriguez and Austin Darrow Pictured... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.) All interested parties please send... Read more →


Michael J. Gillen, Volunteer Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept/EMS; Past Member of Brooklawn Board of Ed

Michael J. Gillen BROOKLAWN NJ--On December 23, 2019. Age 54. Of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 27 years to Margaret “Peg” Gillen (nee Spates). Loving father of Andrew and Mikaila Gillen. Cherished son of Elsie Gillen and the late George J. Gillen. Beloved brother of Cheryl Graham (Dave), Robin Sobieski (John), Kathy Bairstow (Rich) and George “Skip” Gillen (Ann). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mike was born in Philadelphia and formerly resided in West Collingswood Heights. He was a graduate of... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Requirements: Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.) All interested parties please... Read more →


Holiday gifts teachers really want

Looking for a special teacher gift for the holidays? Take a tip from teachers themselves. by: GreatSchools Staff | December 5, 2012 Sure that “World’s Best Teacher” coffee mug is cute, but imagine how many of them an experienced teacher already has! Here, teachers share what gifts they’d really like, and it turns out that gifts from the heart are among the most appreciated. Teachers tell us what they want There is a perfect gift for every teacher, as comments from these teachers show: “I... Read more →


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The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs... Read more →


The achievement gap: Is your school helping all students succeed?

Is your school equitably serving its students? Successful schools have found fair, effective ways to raise the performance of all. by: GreatSchools Staff | Many diverse schools experience an achievement gap, meaning that some groups of students achieve at a much higher level than other groups, especially on standardized tests. It is common to see persistent patterns of underachievement for lower-income, African American, and Hispanic students on standardized test scores. More and more, standardized tests are serving as gatekeepers to a child’s academic future. As... Read more →


12 tips for raising truthful kids

Charity Ferreira Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of the same reasons adults do: to avoid getting into trouble, to avoid hurting another person’s feelings, or to make themselves look better. The ability to tell a lie develops early — as young as 2½ for some kids — and it’s a normal and important stage of kids’ cognitive and social development. By age 4, all kids lie; by age 6, some estimates are that kids lie... Read more →


Josh’s story: getting bullied at school

As parents, we wrestled with what to say and do when our son started coming home wounded by bullies. by: Lisa Modifica | Greatschools.org In my first year of middle school, kids taunted me and spit on me in hallways. It didn’t occur to me to tell my parents or teachers. Finally, when a group of 20 kids threatened to beat me up at the carwash the next day, I told my older brother, who in turn informed my parents. My dad looked up my... Read more →


The best way to study for tests, according to science

Research reveals some surprising things about the most effective ways to learn new information. by: GreatSchools Staff | October 26, 2019 ¿En español? Your child is working hard and spending lots of time studying. But if she’s not studying the right way, she’s not learning as much as she could be. “A lot of students, and even a lot of parents and teachers, don’t really make a distinction between working hard and working smart,” says learning expert Annie Murphy Paul. “A kid who puts in... Read more →


The 6th grade identity crisis

Leslie Crawford Consider it one of Mother Nature’s greatest tricks on Earth, or at least, on parents. One day, he was right here, your self-confident, smiling fifth grader, bursting with childish exuberance and curiosity. He’d show you rocks he found, ask you to watch a movie, and share secrets with you. Then, shockingly, almost overnight, your once-upon-a-time elementary schooler is replaced by a sixth grader who more often than not looks, acts, and sounds like another creature entirely. Thanks to a suite of internal and... Read more →


Helping Your Children Maintain a Love of Sports

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 17, 2019)--Nowadays, parents are encouraging their children to be passionate about sports before they have even mastered their ABCs. While some people might think that it is only overzealous Tiger Moms who are encouraging children to be more involved in sports, it has proven to be a growing trend amongst parenting forums. Aside from the obvious health benefits involved, studies have also shown that children can develop essential life skills from enjoying sports at an early age. If you’re a parent looking to inspire... Read more →


7 Tips To Prevent Tantrums Before They Happen

Learn what triggers your child's tantrums — and how to avoid them altogether. Yes, really. by: Connie Matthiessen | GREATSCHOOLS.ORG It can happen at the store, the doctor’s office, or the party your child’s been looking forward to for weeks. Something snaps and your child has a total, tectonic, temper tantrum: screaming, kicking, tears. Nothing you say calms your child down, strangers are gaping, and before it’s over you feel like flinging yourself to the ground and bawling, too. What are temper tantrums, exactly, and... Read more →


Arrests of 6-year-olds shows the perils of putting police in primary schools

Research suggests putting police in schools (formally known as school resource officers, or SROs) can quickly escalate what would otherwise be a routine school disciplinary situation. by: F. Chris Curran | October 6, 2019 | Greatschools.org When states like Florida pass laws to put more police officers in schools, the idea is to keep kids safe. But as the arrest of two 6-year-olds in a Florida school in October has shown, sometimes one threat to the students is the officers themselves. Instead of being protected,... Read more →


Great Schools.org: Red flags of a learning issue

How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues. by: Carol Lloyd | September 15, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--GREATSCHOOLS.org--What do tears, rhyming, storytelling, and gripping a pencil all have in common? Don’t answer. Just imagine this scene: an 18-month-old falling on the ground and bawling over a lost balloon. Normal, right? Maybe not a lot of fun for the person trying to explain that the balloon man closed his stand for the day. But it might elicit a... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Requirements: Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Should have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board All interested parties should send a letter of interest (deadline September 11, 2019) to: Mr. Samuel Dunkiin, Board Secretary Alice Costello School 301 Haakon Rd. Brooklawn, NJ 08030 published gloucestercitynews.net | 8/21/19 to 9/4/19 Related: Alice Costello School Brooklawn School District CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View Read more →