Jillian Jorgensen (@Jill_Jorgensen )

Jillian Jorgensen

Bio NY1 education reporter. NYC public schools graduate. Fan of pizza. Former newspaperwoman getting used to being on television. jillian.jorgensen@charter.com
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Account created 28-06-2011 17:26:16
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iPhone : So all city shelters won't be getting wifi til summer, at which point the remote school that requires the wifi will be over.

Twitter Web App : DUN DUN. Mariska Hargitay treats voters waiting in line at MSG to Milk Bar cookies. Voters have about a 2hr wait. PS I got a blueberry & cream cookie. Thanks, Mariska Hargitay ! NBC New York

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Twitter Web App : We have one of the better blended models, and our school hasn't had closures yet, and my sons have had a total of 10 days of school. twitter.com/Jill_Jorgensen…

Twitter Web App : Adding to the frustrating is that a lot of parents feel this one shot is really poorly timed -- why not offer it in January? Then we're at least past the holidays & travel that comes with it, closer to the spring, have a better picture of whether winter is bringing a second wave.

Twitter Web App : Yes. This is also an illustration of the cascading effects of sudden changes the DOE has made on parents.
Initially, blended was supposed to come with live instruction on remote days. Now it doesn't; for that reason, some parents see all-remote as more stable. twitter.com/AGZimmerman/st…

Twitter Web App : .Mayor Bill de Blasio keeps saying parents have gotten "a good look" at what's happening in schools but... in some schools, especially in hotspot areas, even kids enrolled in blended learning have only attending in person a handful of days.

iPhone : Are you a parent whose child is in remote learning and who is now faced with the question of whether to opt in to blended learning in November or be locked out of it through June?

I want to talk to you for a Spectrum News NY1 story! Please get in touch. My DMs are open, email is in bio.

iPhone : The most remarkable part of this story is that the entire thing could have been avoided with a $2,000 raise to make up the salary difference between Anna and her male co-worker.

$2,000! twitter.com/AnnaESanders/s…

iPhone : I've filed a lawsuit against the New York Daily News, its top editor & its parent company, Tribune Publishing, for wrongful termination and gender discrimination

I was fired after questioning why I was paid less than a male colleague who had the same job