When it comes to spending equity, Jersey City ranks 241 out of 540 New Jersey school districts according to financial website WalletHub.
Gov. Phil Murphy points finger at massive house parties as reason for growing coronavirus infection rate
Many jobless people face a fresh struggle to pay rent, buy food.
In a not-so-tacit admission that last spring’s all-remote instruction left thousands of children behind, Murphy has emphasized that in-school instruction — at least in some form — is required to ensure that all students get the necessary attention and education.
Parking in Jersey City public school parking lots will end on July 31 at 6 p.m. when gates will be locked.
Come September 2020, Jersey City’s public schools will offer choice of in-person instruction, 100 percent remote learning, or a combination of the two.
New Jersey housing advocates are pressing state lawmakers for final approval this week of a bill that would extend protections against evictions of renters and homeowners who are unable to make payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
State guidance defines what’s needed for families to stay all-virtual when school starts in September
Lappas’ campaign is remarkably similar to Mayor Steven Fulop’s “Stop the Drop” initiative, a program he launched in 2013 (now on hiatus due to Covid-19) to reduce litter and provide summer jobs for kids at the same time. Lappas had never heard of “Stop the Drop.” But Mayor Fulop is aware of Adopt-a-Block, according to Lappas, and likes it.