Ocean County school switches back to remote learning due to COVID-19 case spike, superintendent says
Washington Street School in Toms River is switching back to remote
learning due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.
only opened back up to full-time instruction a few weeks ago, but according to
a letter to parents, the superintendent says several positive cases of COVID-19
forced the school to close for the time period to keep students and staff
healthy and safe.
began around the same time Gov. Phil Murphy said come this fall, there will be no
virtual options available for schools unless something drastic occurs.
will remain closed through spring break and resume in-class instruction
on April 12.
this week, both Holmdel and Monmouth Regional high schools switched to virtual
instruction after rising numbers. More than 300 positive COVID-19 cases were
logged Wednesday in Ocean County.