The state’s rising cases of COVID-19 have reignited the contentious debate over whether kids should learn virtually, or whether the value of in-person education is greater than the risk of children and teachers catching the virus.
ACLU Fights DeGise’s Restraining Order Against Anti-ICE Protestors
The temporary restraining order a Hudson County official filed against a group of anti-ICE activists who protested outside his Jersey City home violates the constitutional rights of protestors, the American Civil Liberties Union’s New Jersey chapter said in a brief filed Friday.
NJCU Faculty Approve ‘No Confidence’ Vote in School’s President
Faculty members at New Jersey City University signaled they want to oust the state school’s president after a tense, two-hour Zoom meeting Monday.
Vaccine Requirement and Mask Mandate Issued for N.J. Child Care Centers
New Jersey’s child care workers must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1 or face regular testing, and all employees, visitors, and children older than 2 must wear face masks in day care centers at all times, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during a press briefing Monday.
New Jersey’s Unemployed Fret About Federal Benefits Expiring
Since the start of the pandemic, the state Labor Department has doled out more than $33 billion in state and federal benefits. The unemployment trust fund is already depleted.