PHOTOS: The Lakewood School District prepares for in-person instruction education


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There are 12 Comments to "PHOTOS: The Lakewood School District prepares for in-person instruction education"

  • Community Member says:

    This is just sad. It looks like a prison. No life, no color. No thanks!

  • Eli Krohner says:

    What about the private schools?

    • School Parent says:

      Its narish. Kids can;t social distance and at this point don’t need to. Their risk is lower anyhow.

      Private schools don’t need to fall for this

  • This is nuts says:

    at least now no kids will be able to yank the kid in front of them’s hair. On the plus side no one can throw a paper airplane at the teacher

  • Jack says:

    What a bunch of democratic junk. If you think this glass will play any role I have a bridge to sell you. The kids will be all over each other in hallways and playgrounds as they are now without school. I just wish I was the plexiglass supplier…

  • Corona says:

    Plexiglas is very expensive. That is a lot of taxpayers money. Maybe they should charge the students for it or do virtual instruction….


    To those who commented above

    a) the product is a special material shield and meets fire requirement – its 200x stronger than glass and no sharp corners. Plexiglass Acrylic needs to be one that has a fire rating and originally was banned in NY and may be still banned in NJ.

    b) why aren’t private schools not doing this? CARES ACT? Safety…
    Shuls should be doing it also especially where its pact and singing is happening.

    c) No, they will not be sharing playgrounds or other contact sports. They are not even using computer labs, playground or their own lockers. There will be minimal if any mingling as much as possible. Even the filtration air flow system is being worked on to meet cdc and state requirements. Have the private schools worked on making the schools air filter system up to the requirements needed. Hope so. better safe then sorry

    D) Many people in the public school districts have been working day and night taking CDC, NJ Dept of Health and what ever guidelines they are given by the state to make the best to have children come back to school in the safest environment possible with masks, face shields, safety desk shields and safe busing .

    E) Lakewood Public school system furniture needs to be upgraded to at least other NJ public and private schools have. As we know NJ has been short funding the entire Lakewood Township for many years when it comes to the Education funding it should be getting via Taxes and the true number of students it services via public and non public. No excuse.

  • Mutty says:

    It’s a shame I didn’t go into the Plexiglass business.

  • LKWD MOM says:

    I like to say as a mother of a lakewood Public school child it’s very bothersome to hear lots of comments about the public school children. These children work very hard at school and get no credit for there hard work. My daughter is high honor student and everytime she hears what its publish on the lakewood scoop about the public school kids it upsets her. Everyone, here is an adult be mindful of your comments and think what if it was my child in public school. Also, my daughter will be going back too school because she loves school even though my daughter suffers from asthma . And for the comment why don’t the student pay for the protection barriers well easy answer some parents don’t have the luxury in having spending money if that was the case all of the kids will be going to private school.

    • friend says:

      i agree with lkwd mom i live on the street and kids pass through all the time they are wonderful friendly and nice to see , walk on the sidewalk only !

    • loops says:

      You should be proud your daughter is an honor student. With getting back to normal school with normal interaction with her peers, she should continue growing and be even more successful.
      Please take a few moments to read up on Covid and ignore the media hype. It’s cheaper than Xanax and will help your daughter grow into a functioning non-fearful, pragmatic adult.
      Your daughter’s risk of dying from Covid-19 is a lot lower than her getting hit by a car or even struck by lightning. Asthma is not even in the top 5 risk factor for covid even in the elderly. Do not be fooled by the drama media’s obsession with the very few children out of billions worldwide who have had some complications with Covid. Your child will do just fine with or without the plexiglass.

  • Also lkwd mom says:

    Lkwd mom I totally hear you and congrats to ur daughter for being a hard working kid- mine too! Guess we get frustrated sometimes as the Orthodox community, many of us own our homes and the high property tax we pay, 50% funds public schools- while we get many fewer perks/things in private schools– no shields, no computers and lap tops etc. And its not a matter of public school vs. Private- we havr no choice but to pay for private schools because to us our kids Jewish education is a prioity over everything, it’s in every fiber of our being. So when extra/fancier things are installed or bought for the public schools with our money (again, just here in lkwd where the overwhelming majority of kids do not use the public school syste) it sometimes is frustrating and thats why you may hear more negative abt it.