WE Return to Learn

Frequently Asked Questions

  • With our top priority being the safety of our students and staff, our planning process for the reopening of school is ongoing. Parents may find details on the WE Return to Learn page of the District website. Depending on changing guidelines from the state of New Jersey, adjustments to the plan may follow. We will continue to release updated information and understand that questions will continue to arise throughout this process. This FAQ will be continually updated.

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  • Have the teachers had professional development related to the hybrid and all-remote learning models?

  • What is this "cohort assignment" I received an email about? I don't get it.

  • I signed my child up for all-remote learning. Why was he assigned a cohort?

  • Please explain what is meant by "synchronous" and "asynchronous" learning.

  • Will there be any changes to the 2020-2021 school calendar?

  • Will the new school year begin by focusing on review and 'catch up' of material from the previous grade, which may not have been fully taught (or digested by students) due to the disruptions in spring 2020?

  • When and how will Chromebooks be distributed to students who need one?

  • What science, or data points are you using to guide you while deciding the protocols for the next school year?

  • Please explain in detail the cleaning protocols and products used.

  • Can you have Wednesday as the day for all online so cleaning can be mid-week?

  • What personal protective equipment (PPE) is being provided to teachers and to each classroom?

  • Will there be a supply of disposable masks available at each school for students who may accidentally show up to the school without a mask, or in case a student's or teacher's mask becomes soiled and is unhygienic?

  • Will there be enough hand sanitizer?

  • Will there be enough disinfecting material to wipe down surfaces throughout the school day?

  • Will there be an opportunity for students to receive a loaner Chromebook if we previously declined a loaner but our need has changed?