PARKLAND, FL- Broward County Public Schools sent a video updating families on school plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Although an official plan is not yet in place, Superintendent Robert Runcie announced more information on the upcoming school year. 

Superintendent Runcie shared the following information:

  1. We will maximize the amount of time in school to no less than 50% on campus for each student. 
  2. We will achieve this through a staggered school day model. 
  3. We will provide full time e-learning and distance learning options at your local school and through our Broward Virtual Schools. 
  4. Athletics including cheerleading and band programs will resume in mid July with a phased approach. 
  5. More operational details will be forthcoming in the next couple of weeks at a school board workshop about the reopening plan.
  6. We will open schools on August 19 as planned.

Runcie shared an example of a staggered school day model that is under consideration. 

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Families will receive another survey in the next couple weeks asking for further feedback and preference on plans.

"Input from our community has been critically important," said Runcie. 

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