Jersey City school district reverses in-person learning plans

The Jersey City public school district made a shocking reversal on its decision to reopen for in-person learning next week; the superintendent said there are not enough teachers to do so. More than 400 staff members declined to return to their schools, citing medical reasons, even as attendance was mandatory.

Mayor Steve Fulop is calling the move an “absolute failure in leadership and planning.” The local teachers union says those workers are being scapegoated as 3,000 teachers said they are willing to head back.

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