Education

September 21, 2020

Many teachers are retiring, asking for leave or not wanting to go to schools in person amid COVID-19 fears This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. With three teachers testing positive for COVID-19, Washington Township in Gloucester County ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The first day of school was unlike any other due to the global pandemic of COVID-19. TAPinto Kenilworth asked readers to send in their back-to-school photos, however, their children are learning. Please enjoy the 2020-2021 online gallery.         

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education will hold an in-person meeting on Monday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at David Brearley MS/HS located at 401 Monroe Avenue.  Participation will be limited to 25 individuals only due to a recent announcement by Governor Murphy. The ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Going back to school in 2020 is very different this year whether your child is learning only remotely or in a hybrid.  To mark the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, TAPinto Kenilworth invites you to submit photos of your child's first day of school. This will be an online ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Nineteen years ago on this day the world changed forever. Nineteen Islamic terrorists hijacked four American airplanes on their way to their destinations. These planes were, American Airlines Flight 11, United Airline Flight 175, American Airline Flight 77, and United Airlines ...

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KENILWORTH - The School of Saint Theresa has officially rescheduled the annual Tricky Tray. The new date will be October 24, 2020, with further details to follow soon. The Tricky Tray is the biggest fundraiser at Saint Theresa's and normally brings in over 500 people to participate. The event ...

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TRENTON, NJ – More than half the public school districts and private schools that are working with the state on drafting their reopening plans will start the school year with a hybrid model of in-person and remote learning, officials said Wednesday. Gov. Phil Murphy said 434 school districts ...

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County colleges say any reduction in state support will mean losses for students and workers and will hamper the economic recovery This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy stood behind a podium in the end zone of the Somerville Pioneers football field early Wednesday morning to announce an additional $100M in funding for New Jersey schools. The money will come from the federal government Coroanvirus Relief Fund, according to the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education will hold an in-person meeting on Monday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at David Brearley MS/HS located at 401 Monroe Avenue.  Participation will be limited to 25 individuals only due to a recent announcement by Governor Murphy. The ...

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Incoming senior at second state Board of Education meeting urges help for fellow students This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education will hold a special public in-person meeting that will focus on “The Road Back – Restart and Recovery Plan for Education” on Monday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at David Brearley MS/HS located at 401 Monroe Avenue.  Participation ...

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District touted as model for fall reopening faces teacher shortages, a growing problem This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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Lawmakers had backed the bill to halt plans for in-person learning in September, but Gov. Phil Murphy switched gears This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Map divides the state into six regions and indicates the level of disease ‘activity’ in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Harding Elementary PTO and first-grade teacher Leslie Bedford are thrilled to bring a book vending machine to the school and looking for student artists to help design it. Mrs. Bedford coordinated the project, and the PTO is sponsoring it. “It will take about twelve weeks for ...

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Seventy-five years ago, August 15, 1945, seems like an eternity to most people alive today. 1945 was a far different world but what happened on that sunny day matters even today. On August 15, 1945, three months following the German surrender the Japanese Imperial Army and Navy surrendered ...

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Schools must certify to the DOE that they are able to meet health and safety standards "We know the first day of school is not going to be like any other." -- Gov. Phil Murphy TRENTON -- At his COVID press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would sign an Executive Order ...

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Special to TAPintoSPF. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey lacks adequate guidance for reopening schools in the fall, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The leaders of the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA), and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators are calling on Gov. Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to direct all public ...

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New guidelines on mandatory face masks, with 10 exceptions This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Title: “School Reopening ...

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Top administrator association makes public plea to start the year with virtual-only instruction This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NATIONAL -- A new NPR poll finds that two-thirds of K-12 teachers prefer fall classes be primarily remote, and even more are concerned about returning to in-person teaching. If schools were to reopen and implement social distancing guidelines, a strong majority of teachers say they would likely ...

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Parents split on online instruction as prospects for fall opening shaky This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey’s ...

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Lawmakers, unions and activists are weighing in as schools work out details. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. The ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School Class of 2020 was finally able to celebrate an in-person, modified graduation ceremony on Thursday, July 23 to honor their achievements in the last four years. With masks and social distancing strictly enforced, it was a ceremony that will never be ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. In mid-June, the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education issued guidance for New Jersey ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Education was a main focus of Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Friday afternoon. Earlier,  he announced that parents who want their children to do online learning only would not be required to send their kids to school. “This is not going to be a normal ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Wednesday, July 22, an in-person, modified graduation ceremony was held on the football field for the DBMS eighth-grade class.  Social distancing was strictly enforced as chairs were spread out six feet apart and the bleachers were marked with blue tape where only two members of ...

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