The start of the 2020/21 school year continues to be a challenge thanks to the lingering concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many schools in South Jersey have started the new school year remotely, while some have instituted a hybrid schedule of remote and in class sessions.

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Stockton University started the school year on September 8th. The Press of Atlantic City reports that six Stockton students and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19.

Only one student who tested positive resided on campus and five were off- campus students. The employee who tested positive worked at the university in Galloway.

The schedule for Stockton's 2020/21 academic year includes 64% of classes remotely, 10% in person and the rest will consist of a hybrid schedule.

Multiple measures and safety protocols are firmly in place at all Stockton campuses   including social distancing and the wearing of masks

source: pressofatlanticcity.com stockton.edu