Md. Board Of Ed. Urges Return To Full-Time In-Person Learning

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The Maryland State Board of Education has unanimously recommended that all public schools begin the 2021-22 academic year with in-person instruction five days a week. The board’s resolution Tuesday received the support of Governor Larry Hogan, who said science supports getting children back to school for in-person learning, and every child should have that opportunity…

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Sussex Tech Switches To Remote Instruction Through Friday

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The Sussex Tech School District will conduct learning remotely through this Friday after people connected to the campus child care center tested positive for COVID-19. The district says it’s taking the action out of an abundance of caution and after consultation with the Delaware Division of Public Health. Sussex Tech High School and Adult Education…

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Salisbury U. Plans For Regular Campus Operations In Fall

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Salisbury University plans to make most classes available on campus for the start of the fall semester. University officials said Wednesday that the SU community’s diligence and national efforts to combat the virus such as vaccines will likely make it possible to resume most activities. Some safety measures are still likely to remain in place…

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Schools Return from Winter Break…Most Remain in Remote Learning

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DELAWARECape Henlopen District schools reopen on Monday. Before the start of the Christmas break the district switched to remote learning after an increase in positive cases of coronavirus. However district officials plan to begin Monday with hybrid learning – however that could still change. Indian River students also return to classes on Monday, however they…

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Cape Henlopen Schools Switch To Virtual Instruction Friday

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The Cape Henlopen School District has made an adjustment to its hybrid learning plan. Starting Friday, the district will switch to remote instruction for the remaining days before the holiday break. Previously, the district indicated it would remain in hybrid mode. Superintendent Bob Fulton said in a message to the community that quarantines due to…

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Wicomico Co. Schools To Stay All-Virtual Until Jan. 19th

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Wicomico County Public Schools will stay with entirely virtual instruction until at least January 19th. The school system recently switched to all-remote learning due to rising local COVID-19 cases, with the goal of returning to in-person instruction. Recent metrics and positivity rates will not allow for hybrid learning to resume until later in January, according…

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Indian River School District to Temporarily Pause Hybrid Learning

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The Indian River School District held a special board meeting on Friday, December 4 at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting was to review Governor Carney’s recommendation that Delaware schools pause in-person learning beginning December 14 and transition to remote learning through January 8. The Indian River School District Board of Education has voted…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Stay All-Virtual Until Jan. 4th

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Worcester County Public Schools will remain in all-virtual instruction into early 2021. Schools have been conducting remote learning exclusively this week, and were hoping to reopen for in-person instruction after Thanksgiving. Superintendent Lou Taylor said Thursday that COVID metrics and rates of community transmission indicate that it’s safest to keep students learning remotely until January…

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Laurel Schools Switch To All-Virtual Instruction

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The Laurel School District is shifting to virtual instruction for all schools starting today and lasting through the Thanksgiving weekend break. School officials say they have learned of one student at Laurel Middle School who has tested positive for COVID-19 – a student who had direct contact with 48 people including other students, bus riders,…

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Woodbridge HS Closed for Coronavirus

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Tonight’s first football game between rivals Delmar and Woodbridge was sidelined before it even began after multiple positive coronavirus tests came back for staff and students at Woodbridge High School. The Woodbridge School District posted a statement today closing the High School campus for 2 weeks while the situation is investigated and the building is…

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Del. GOP Outlines Student Learning Improvement Plan

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The Delaware Republican Party sees opportunity in the current uncertainty over virtual learning and when students will be able to return for in-person instruction. State GOP Chair Jane Brady outlined several initiatives Thursday at a news conference in Wilmington which she said could help address issues that developed long before the pandemic. “Our objective is…

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IRSD Revises Schedule For Hybrid-Learning Students

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The Indian River School District Board of Education has revised the district’s hybrid learning schedule. Some will start with in-person classes earlier than originally scheduled.Hybrid students in grades four through six will start with in-person instruction the week of October 12th. Seventh-and-eighth grade hybrid students will begin in-person instruction the following week of October 19th.Indian…

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IRSD Offers Curbside Meal Pick-Up For Students

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Curbside meal pick-up for Indian River School District students will start this Wednesday, under an extension of the U.S.D.A. Summer Food Service program. Meals will be offered at no charge each Wednesday from 10:45 a.m. until noon at various schools in the district. Parents or guardians may drive up to the designated location for contact-less…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Begin With Distance Learning

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Students in Worcester County Public Schools will start the new academic with remote instruction September 8th, as the district hopes to progress in phases toward more in-person instruction. Superintendent of Schools Lou Taylor announced the decision Thursday, joined by members of the Board of Education, the Health Department, Worcester County Commissioners and educators. A model…

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University of Delaware Will Begin New Academic Year With Virtual Learning

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The University of Delaware will conduct a majority of fall 2020 courses online, according to President Dennis Assanis. This will include undergraduate, graduate and courses offered in UD’s Associate in Arts Program. Only select courses designated as requiring an in-person component will meet on campus. Courses and finals will also be online after the Thanksgiving…

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DE Public Schools – Closed through End of Academic Year

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A statement from Governor Carney on Delaware Schools: “We made the difficult decision today – in consultation with superintendents across our state – to close schools through the rest of the academic year. I know this will be difficult for a lot of Delawareans, and Delaware students. Nothing replaces in-person instruction, and the services that…

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