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Updated COVID-19 Guidance for NJ School Districts
Author: Lawrence M. TeijidoDate: September 7, 2021
Navigating COVID-19 continues to be a challenge for New Jersey school districts. When implementing policies for the 2021-2022 school year, it is important to recognize that guidance continues to evolve, and policies may need to be adjusted accordingly.
In recent weeks, the New Jersey Department of Education and New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) issued updated COVID-19 guidance for the new school year. Topics addressed by the agencies include public health recommendations for schools, including mask policies, COVID-19 testing, and educating quarantined students.
Bill Proposes Giving NJ School Districts COVID-19 Liability Protection
As New Jersey schools plan for the 2020-2021 school year, health and safety is clearly a top priority... As New...
Binding Arbitration for Non-Teaching Staff Members
Governor Murphy signed S993/A631, which amends the Employer-Employee Relations Act, On August 13, 2020, Governor Murphy signed S993/A631, which amends...
Executive Order 175 Authorizes New Jersey Schools to Open Remotely
New Jersey schools can open remotely under a new Executive Order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy. New Jersey schools can...
Executive Order Eliminates SHBP Waiting Period During Pandemic for Newly Hired And Returning Workers
Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed Executive Order No. 172 (EO 172), which amends his previous Executive Order No 115 (EO...
New Guidance Authorizes New Jersey Schools to Offer “Virtual Only” Option
July 30, 2020
In response to concerns about safely reopening schools, Gov. Phil Murphy has eliminated the requirement that NJ students receive in-person...
Chapter 78 Relief Bill Now Law – What NJ School Districts Need to Know
July 20, 2020
On July 1, 2020, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation providing health benefits contribution relief to New Jersey educators... On July 1,...
Employee Return to Work & COVID-19 Screening FAQs
July 15, 2020
The New Jersey Department of Education has published "The Road Back", which provides re-opening guidance for school districts The New...
Frequently Asked Questions Employee Refusal to Return to Work & COVID-19
July 15, 2020
As you prepare for employees to return to work, you may have employees that refuse to do so... As you...
Navigating NJDOE’s “Road Back” to Brick-and-Mortar Schools
July 7, 2020
As our eyes recover from an initial review of the New Jersey Department of Education’s 104-page “The Road Back: Restart...