May 29, 2020–In an updated memo released last night, the New Jersey Department of Education provided further clarification concerning graduation ceremonies.

“Modified in-person, outdoor ceremonies may only occur on or after July 6, 2020; virtual ceremonies and drive-through/drive-in ceremonies that are otherwise compliant with Executive Order No. 142 may occur at any time,” reads the memo.

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