All New Jersey public schools will be ordered on Monday to close because of coronavirus, governor says

Gov. Phil Murphy said he expects to announce Monday that New Jersey will order all of its public schools be shut down until further notice to minimize exposure to the coronavirus.

Murphy said during a telephone briefing with reporters Sunday that an “extended statewide school shutdown is imminent” and will likely be announced at a news conference Monday.

The state will communicate with school officials and other leaders through Monday morning to “ensure a singular message,” the governor said.

Murphy said he wants to make sure school officials, parents, and students have “clear guidance and are pre…

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Posted: March 15th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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