Pressure is building on school systems around the U.S. to reopen classrooms to students who have been learning online for nearly a year, pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In Chicago, the rancor is so great that teachers are on the brink of striking. In California, a frustrated Gov.
A message from Superintendent John Scholl regarding school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27, 2021: Due to the anticipated wet roads, very low temperatures, and icy conditions tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27, we are concerned about getting students to school safely on school buses. With this in mind, all students will continue on Distance Learning. All students that
The current Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service continues through 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, January 26). We have a significant concern about the road conditions as you move away from the highway and believe that it would be unsafe for school buses in the expected conditions. In order to protect the health, safety,
Arizona’s Gov. Doug Ducey has rejected the state’s top education official’s call for Ducey to order public schools to use only online instruction for the next two weeks unless they have waivers from health officials. Amid a coronavirus surge in the state, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Saturday that schools need a two-week
New Catholic Charities Program, Safe@Home, Teaches Students How to be Safe When Distance Learning Alone at Home
A new Catholic Charities Community Services program will teach students who are distance learning how to be safe and help ease concerns by parents who have to work outside the home. Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a 90-minute online program designed for students in grades 4-5 that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how
The first report cards of the school year are arriving with many more Fs than usual in a dismal sign of the struggles students are experiencing with distance learning. School districts from coast to coast have reported the number of students failing classes has risen by as many as two or three times — with