Back to school for in-person classes: One NJ school district prepares

The Mount Olive school district will return to full-day in-person classes on March 22

About 160 New Jersey school districts currently are teaching entirely all-virtual while almost 100 are conducting all classes face-to-face. The Mount Olive Township School District is one of about 500 districts that are operating with hybrid learning, but it’s about to return to full-day in-person classes on March 22.

Returning to full-day in-person learning can spark furious debates — even lawsuits, but pushback has been minimal at Mount Olive’s six K-12 schools. Senior Correspondent Brenda Flanagan went inside one Mount Olive elementary school on Thursday for an up-close look at what it will mean to head back to class.

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