NJ Spotlight News

Decision to have school on Columbus Day upsets Toms River

Clip: 09/22/2022 | 4m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Toms River, which has a large Italian American population, is the latest town in New Jersey where people are pushing back against a movement to end Columbus Day celebrations. The Board of Education got an earful Wednesday night after voting earlier this month to eliminate Columbus Day as a holiday for students, to help shorten the academic year.

Aired: 09/22/22

Rating: NR

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