NJSBA’s COVID-19 Resource Center, at www.njsba.org/COVID-19, is updated frequently with new information on the impact of COVID-19 on schools, issues to consider when schools reopen, and state and federal guidance.

Recent additions include the following:

COVID-19 Building Readiness/Reopening Guidance ASHRAE, a professional society of environmental engineers specializing in HVAC systems, offers guidance on reopening buildings following closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Posted May 27.

CARES Act Update NJSBA’s Virtual Resources Webinar Series will present a new program on financial support available to school districts through the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) fund on Thursday, May 28, 11 a.m.-12 noon. Posted May 25.

Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities A report from the National Federation of State High School Associations, released May 19, provides  guidance to state scholastic athletic associations in reopening high school sports and other programs. Posted May 20.

Reopening Schools in the Context of COVID-19: Health and Safety Guidelines from Other Countries A brief from the Learning Policy Institute looks at guidelines and social distancing strategies used in countries that have successfully reopened their schools. Posted May 20.