State guidance defines what’s needed for families to stay all-virtual when school starts in September
It’s difficult to follow the money, but evidence is that Murphy administration has used less than 3% of state’s allotment
The latest announcement from Murphy of a “virtual-only” option for families came suddenly, as concerns were mounting about how to address those who may not feel comfortable going back to school, even with all the precautions of screening, masks and distancing.
It was an inevitable acknowledgment from the governor that whatever schools look like in September, computers for remote instruction have become the new paper-and-pencil of basic school supplies — and tens of thousands of New Jersey kids are without them.
School districts struggling to balance in-school/virtual instruction face another problem — educators, students unwilling to return to brick-and-mortar classrooms
Paul Fireman, through his public relations firm Kivvit, issued a statement today that he is “halting any efforts to pursue a public private partnership at Caven Point.” For several years, Fireman has been engaged in an effort to convert Caven Point, a 21 acre piece of land that park advocates and environmentalists consider an important nesting area for wildlife, into three holes for his Liberty National Golf Club.
Some educators want state to more clearly map out what school will look like in the fall before committing to coming back
New Jersey’s pandemic recovery process may have hit a speed bump, after a rise in the COVID-19 transmission rate led Gov. Phil Murphy to warn that additional public-health restrictions may be necessary to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Local doctor notices quick uptick in the number of positive test results.
On a warm afternoon at Seaside Heights, Nick Amoresano allowed himself a trip to the beach for the first time in about three months of pandemic-related confinement, but said he wasn’t completely confident that mingling with hundreds of others was the safe thing to do.