Lansing School District prepares for online-only learning

A group of Sarasota teachers and parents are pushing to have students remain fully online until COVID-19 cases drop

Lansing School District prepares for online-only learning

The Granite Education Association says it doesn't go far enough and is asking the school board to adopt a modified schedule that would have only half the students in the building at once to allow for greater social distancing.

In the plan, district officials said, "While we understand that there is an overwhelming set of factors that impacts student learning, our core mission is to support each and every student on their journey to college and career". Last week, Singing River Health System reported five pediatric cases of COVID-19 from the zip codes included in the school district.

Rules regarding school entry and the choice between in-person or remote learning have not changed.

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Trustees ultimately made a decision to postpone the meeting until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

By the end of this month, Lee County Schools estimates just over 40% of students will physically return to the classroom.

District students will start classes on Thursday, Aug. 27, instead of on Friday, Aug. 21.

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Students will begin the school year participating in either traditional in-person classroom learning or distance learning from home, depending on the option selected by their parents or guardians, the district said.

Some parents are planning to get together at 4:00 p.m.at the district office ahead of the board meeting at 6:00 p.m.

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