COVID-19 outbreaks in NJ classrooms, decision left to the districts

Parents are left watching and waiting to see if and how districts will react to cases

The start of the new school year hasn’t been without complications. The start of COVID-19 outbreaks are forcing some classes, and even entire schools, to temporarily switch to virtual learning. So far, hundreds of positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in districts around the state. How and when to close schools is a decision that’s left to the districts and it can be hard to find consistency. The patchwork approach to quarantining and closures is leaving parents confused.

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