Superintendent warns of discipline if staff and students don’t follow virus rules
Multiple deliberate infractions of covid-19 rules could result in a student being withdrawn from a brick-and-mortar school site to the school's Digital Academy, Assistant Superintendent Kathleen Rodgers told the board.
Many parents prefer mixing online and in-person school, poll finds
44 percent of parents want their schools to offer a mix of online and in-person classes. In a close second place is all-virtual education, favored by 39 percent of parents. Fully in-person school comes in a distant third, with 16 percent favoring it for their children.
All Newark public school employees must get a covid-19 test before reopening
All Newark public school teachers and other school employees will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before they return for the new school year “for the safety of our school community,” according to the district’s reopening plan.