COLUMBUS – What will 2020 school year look like under COVID-19 pandemic? Much different than any other year in school history. A plan Columbus Schools has posted has kids coming to school some days and others working from home.
According to a press release from Columbus City schools, Grades K-8 will have 2 days of in-person learning at school, group A at school Monday and Tuesday, at home Wednesday through Friday, group B at home Monday through Wednesday, at school Thursday and Friday. 3 days of remote learning at home, and a option to stream or download instructional lesson videos. Students from the same family/household will attend in-person classes on the same days.
Grades 9-12, will have full-time remote learning at home for at least the first two quarters. Option #1: CCS online curriculum – pacing and instruction provided by CCS teachers. Option #2: Digital Academy – self-paced Apex Learning online curriculum with CCS teacher supervision. Future consideration for blended learning options will be given in accordance with new health and safety guidelines and feasibility.
Early Childhood/Pre-K will have full day classrooms – 2 days of in-person learning at school and 3 days of remote learning at home. Half Day Classrooms – 4 days of in-person learning at school with option for virtual learning at home on the fifth day
Additional considerations for students with special needs.
Parents who choose to not send their kids to school in-person will have the ability to attend the all-virtual K-12 Digital Academy where students will attend school full time at home.
More outlines to bus schedules, food services, cleaning and disinfecting is here: https://www.ccsoh.us/reopening