Jersey City schools reverse again on in-person learning, will reopen next week

Briana Vannozzi, Anchor | April 22, 2021 | Education

After facing public pressure and fierce backlash the Jersey City school district will begin in-person learning for some students starting next week. But the decision didn’t come without a lot of back-and-forth.

Parents planned a protest Thursday after being told schools would remain virtual until September because of staffing shortages.

In his latest announcement, the superintendent said pre-K through third-grade students can return for in-person classes starting one week from Thursday as part of a hybrid schedule, but for half days only. All other students can head back starting May 10.

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