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L.A. County schools can reopen small in-person classes for their neediest students on Sept. 14

Labels on desks designate where students can sit with respect to social distancing at a Los Angeles Unified School District campus. <span class="copyright">(Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Labels on desks designate where students can sit with respect to social distancing at a Los Angeles Unified School District campus. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

Schools in Los Angeles County can reopen small classes beginning on Sept. 14, for students with disabilities and English-language learners, a move to safely provide in-person instruction and services to children whose education has deeply suffered since campuses closed in March.

Small groups of students who have individualized education plans, require instruction for English as a second language, or need assessments or other in-school services will be able to come to campus for

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‘Schools Should Remain Virtual,’ Somerset County Educators Say

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — School officials from across Somerset County, including Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Warren, have penned a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday calling for New Jersey schools to remain virtual until science and trends show it is safe to return amid the coronavirus.

“As the calendar moves closer to the scheduled opening of the next school year, school communities are increasingly fearful of becoming pandemic epicenters. Students, teachers, support professionals, and families deserve safe schools, but that is simply impossible in the current climate. Reopening the school buildings too early will lead to tragedy in school communities

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Howard County high school students worry about what’s lost in online schooling

When Doniele Cooper, a rising senior at Wilde Lake High School, heard last week that Howard schools will start the new school year online, he was stunned.

“Oh my god, are you kidding me?” he asked. “I can’t believe this.”

The Howard County Board of Education approved a plan on Thursday, July 16 to teach students solely via online instruction until at least Jan. 28, answering the much-anticipated question: Would students be headed back to the classroom anytime soon amid the coronavirus pandemic?

A minute later, Cooper began processing the news. Half, if not all, of his senior year of

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Marin County Calls For Delay In In-Person Classroom Instruction

MARIN COUNTY, CA — Marin County’s Office of Education and Public Health Department jointly recommended Wednesday that TK-12 schools reopen gradually in the fall with new protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“Our goal is to support the health and wellbeing of students and staff during this process,” Marin County Superintendent of Schools Mary Jane Burke said in the statement. “We recognize the concerns and anxiety surrounding the return to the classroom and believe that a transitional approach will allow staff and students to feel more comfortable in this new environment.”

Districts can bring small groups of students

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