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TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey schools, 2020 graduates, and their families hoping for at least a social-distancing send-off celebration this month have been smacked down by the Murphy Administration.
On Saturday, the N.J. State Police Superintendent issued a letter to all public and private schools stating that any in-person gatherings including “wave parades” – where students drive by and honk at individuals standing on their porches/yards while remaining in their cars – are a violation of Executive Order 107 and therefore must be canceled.
The thinly-veiled threat is a reminder that violators of E.O. 107 are subject to criminal charges including a possible $1,000 fine and 6 months in jail.
It’s unclear what the scientific basis might be for the spread of COVID-19 when students are largely confined to their cars.
Here’s the letter: