As the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) continues preparations for the next stages of school opening, hearing from every stakeholder group is a priority. In order to meet the NJDOE’s rapid timeline for reviewing responses they request that all parents of school aged children complete the survey by today, June 8, 2020. Links to the survey in both English and Spanish are included below.
Response Deadline: Today, June 8, 2020
Amid the anxiety and uncertainty induced by the coronavirus, families across the nation continue to grapple with the trauma of violence against people of color. Parents, caregivers and educators are wondering how to talk to young people about racism and police brutality, while trying to maintain their own mental health and wellness, and those of their families. While we do not have all of the answers, here we offer a few articles that include guidance on how to address these tumultuous times with young people—from pre-school to high school.