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