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Metro Restart Guidance for Fall 2020
Metro Restart Guidance for Fall 2020
Mari Burgett
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Metro Schools has developed a guidance document with protocols for the start of school this fall. Components include blended and full-time virtual options, a decrease in the number of students on campus at one time, increased cleaning/sanitation, social distancing, face mask requirement, and daily monitoring for symptoms of illness.

Parents will have the option to select a blended or full-time virtual schedule for their children for the fall; a survey will be sent to families to indicate their preference. Students in the blended option will be assigned two in-person class days (Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday) and will participate in virtual instruction the remainder of the week. Students opting for full-time virtual instruction will participate in classes from home Monday-Friday.

The middle and high school daily schedules are in progress with the goal of minimizing transitions and allowing for adequate social distancing. The make-up of cohorts is tentative to ensure compliance with state guidelines and to accommodate families opting for blended instruction. Additional details will be shared as plans are developed. 

Click here to access the Fall 2020 Restart Guidance Document