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South Jersey School District Shuts Down Because of Mold Contamination

Parents express frustration with way officials in Monroe Township have handled the problem

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Holly Glen Elementary, in Monroe Township

School has been cancelled this week for nearly 6,000 students in a South Jersey school district while investigators conduct environmental tests following the discovery last week of mold in an elementary school.

In response to the contamination at Holly Glen, Monroe Township intends to relocate those students within the district. Then, in an emergency meeting Monday night, officials in the Gloucester County district announced it would close all schools through at least Friday to inspect for mold.

Read the full story on WHYY News, a content partner of NJ Spotlight.

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