Archive for Tag: graduation

Ensuring July and August graduations good but allowing June ceremonies better say GOP lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – A group of Republican lawmakers are pointing out that Gov. Phil Murphy has made a mess of high school graduations and that the problems for students, parents and schools continue despite an Assembly bill addressing an insurance problem. “Governor Murphy has made a mess of graduations,...

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District 24 lawmakers urge Murphy to allow outdoor high school graduations

SPARTA, N.J. – Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths called upon Gov. Phil Murphy to reverse his opposition to holding safe and responsible outdoor high school graduations for Garden State senior students. “If people can responsibly walk and celebrate in our parks and forests, then...

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Lawmakers call on Murphy to allow in person graduation ceremonies

TRENTON, N.J. – With graduation season only a few weeks away, the Waldwick Board of Education took matters into its own hands Monday night when it approved a measure to file litigation for in-person graduation ceremony if Gov. Phil Murphy doesn’t make a decision regarding in-person graduations by June...

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Peterson, Thomson and Peters introduce bill to allow military sashes at graduation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Erik Peterson, Edward H. “Ned’ Thomson and Ryan Peters introduced legislation this week in response to New Jersey high schools that barred graduates from wearing military sashes. Their bill, A5799, expands a current law that requires school districts to allow military-issued dress uniforms at high...

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