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Regular meetings held at The Hickcok Meeting Room, Summit Public Library, 9:15 a.m.

Bad Medicine and Frappuccinos. Final.

Instead of keep reviewing the concerns about the proposed calendar, like sports and the NJEA convention, I would like to make my position clear: I don’t like the idea of starting before Labor Day either. But even if I don’t like that idea, it doesn’t seem so unreasonable to consider building in more snow days, […] […]

Bad Medicine and Frappuccinos. Part C

3) Temperature-controlled environment Although I don’t wish to talk only about legal issues, I do believe it serves us well to know what the regulations and guidelines are mandated by the State (in Speak Up Summit lingo, I shall say ‘to stay informed’) about what is the minimum we can expect from the administration. Note: […] […]

Bad Medicine and Frapuccinos. Part B

2) Virtual Instruction and school attendance. Currently there are no guidance for Virtual Instruction in NJ. In February of this year, the bill A3321 was submitted to the Assembly Education Committee to allow the use of virtual instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year requirement under certain circumstances, it’s still under review (see 3). Regarding […] […]

Bad Medicine and Frappucinos. Part A

School is in session! Hope your transition from leisure to full schedule has been smooth despite the heat. It’s no secret that over the last couple of weeks parents have been commenting about the proposed changes in the school calendar. There are many concerns about the consequences this change will bring and some arguments about […] […]