Tag: InPerson

AACPS Will Resume In-Person Board Of Education Meetings

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — Anne Arundel County Public Schools announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person Board of Education meetings next month. The first in-person meeting will be on Oct. 7.

Though board members can meet in-person, the general public cannot. The meetings will still be closed to county residents to uphold social distancing, the school system said in a press release.

The meetings will still be viewable live on AACPS-TV and the school board’s YouTube channel. Stakeholders can still submit written comments. The board also wants to allow oral comments from its virtual audience, but it is still

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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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New York governor says schools can reopen for in-person classes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave New York schools the green light Friday to reopen classrooms in the fall.

Cuomo’s announcement ended weeks of speculation about whether New York would follow others in delaying in-person education — and as the number of new coronavirus cases continued to tick down in a state that was once the nation’s pandemic hot spot.

“We are probably in the best situation in the country right now,” Cuomo said on a call with reporters. “If anybody can open schools, we can open schools and that’s true for every region in the state.”

But Cuomo’s announcement is not

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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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Florida schools must reopen with in-person instruction, education commissioner says

Florida’s education commissioner said Monday all public schools must reopen to students in-person when the academic year begins next month, even as cases of the coronavirus continued to surge in his state.

In the emergency order, Commissioner Richard Corcoran called schools “not just the site of academic learning” but also crucial places in students’ lives that provide “nutrition, socialization, counseling and extra-curricular activities,” adding that their reopening was critical to “a return to Florida hitting its full economic stride.”

Corcoran’s order, which applies to the fall semester, requires schools to open “at least five days per week for all students”

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