Tag: Graduation

NJ Waives Graduation Rules, Makes Other School Changes Amid COVID

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that New Jersey will once again have to make important statewide changes to New Jersey schools as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Murphy announced during a Monday news conference that the state Department of Education will, for the second time, be waiving a graduation assessment test requirement for all New Jersey 12th graders this spring.

This is due to COVID-19 and so many students forced to learn virtually from home, he noted.

The governor also extended the time in which certified teachers can work as substitutes, as school districts across the state

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Lawrence Schools Await Details On In-Person Graduation

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Lawrence Township Public School District is moving ahead with its plans for a virtual graduation ceremony on June 19, a district spokeswoman said Wednesday morning.

On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey school districts will be permitted to hold outdoor graduation ceremonies with social distancing beginning July 6. Specific guidance would be released by the state Department of Education and the Secretary of Higher Education on Wednesday. Read more here: NJ To Allow Live Graduations Starting In July, Gov. Murphy Says

“Once the governor releases restrictions for what he will allow after July 6

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