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Gloucester School Board holds its first electronic meeting

The Gloucester County School Board conducted its first electronic meeting on April 14 with all members present. The board’s first matter of business was to consider a resolution allowing it to hold electronic meetings through Sept. 4, which it unanimously approved.

About an hour of the meeting was given to school division assistant superintendent of instruction Chuck Wagner, who outlined a continuity of learning plan for the division. The plan is also available on the Gloucester County Public Schools website.

Under the plan, the third quarter ended March 13, the final day of in-person instruction, rather than its April 3 ending date on the school calendar.

Wagner said students will receive traditional grades for the quarter based on the grades they earned from Jan. 30 to March 13. He said students could improve their third-quarter grades by completing distance-learning work assigned to them from March 16 to April 17, which was due Monday, April 20.

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