Gov. Murphy to release details on school reopening plan on Friday

Gov. Phil Murphy says that he will release guidance on the reopening of New Jersey’s schools at his daily COVID-19 briefing on Friday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2020, 11:39 AM

Updated 1,487 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says that he will release guidance on the reopening of New Jersey’s schools at his daily COVID-19 briefing on Friday.
Education Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet is expected to join the governor at 1 p.m. to discuss what districts can expect for the 2020-2021 school year.
“While this guidance will have clear standards in every district to ensure the safety of everyone in our school facilities, individually, district superintendents and boards of education working with their school communities will be given flexibility to ensure an implementation strategy that best work for their specific needs and which recognizes and respects the unique characteristics of each of our districts,” Murphy said on Thursday.
Schools have been holding online classes since mid-March because of the virus. The governor announced in May that schools would remain closed for the rest of the school year.
 Watch: Full New Jersey COVID-19 press briefing
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