Florence Township School District Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

June 2021
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FTSD 2021-2022 - Virtual or Remote Learning Annual Plan (Ch27)
Letter from the NJ Department of Education

LEA Name: Florence Township School District 
Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 06/21/2021
Date Revised (mm/dd/yyyy):

1. Maintaining Health and Safety:

For each mitigation strategy listed below (A–H), please describe how the LEA will maintain the health and safety of students, educators, and other staff and the extent to which it has adopted policies, and a description of any such policies, on each of the following safety recommendations established by the CDC.

A. Universal and correct wearing of masks
B. Physical distancing (e.g., including use of cohorts/podding)
C. Handwashing and respiratory etiquette
D. Cleaning and maintaining healthy facilities, including improving ventilation
E. Contact tracing in combination with isolation and quarantine, in collaboration with the State, local, territorial, or Tribal health departments
G. Efforts to provide vaccinations to educators, other staff, and students, if eligible
H. Appropriate accommodations for children with disabilities with respect to the health and safety policies
2. Ensuring Continuity of Services

A. Describe how the LEA will ensure continuity of services, including but not limited to services to address students’ academic needs and students’ and staff’s social, emotional, mental health, and other needs, which may include student health and food services. (1000 character limit)

3. Public Comment

A. Describe how the LEA sought public comment on its plan, and how it took those public comments into account in the development of its plan.  Note, the ARP requires that LEAs seek public comment for each 60-day revision to the plan. (1000 character limit)

B. Describe how the LEA ensured that the plan is in an understandable and uniform format; is to the extent practicable written in a language that parents can understand or, if not practicable to provide written translations to a parent with limited English proficiency, will be orally translated for such a parent; and upon request by a parent who is an individual with a disability as defined by the ADA, will be provided in an alternative format accessible to that parent. (1000 character limit)

In accordance with  LEA ARP ESSER Fund requirements the district is seeking public comment on the 2021-2022 Safe Reopening Plan for 30 days, June 16, 2021 - July 16, 2021. Public comments can be sent directly to the following email address: ReopeningPlan2021@Florence.K12.NJ.US