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Tulsa school board meets on recommendation to return to in-person learning in hybrid model | Education

low for further COVID-19 safety preparations. Children scheduled to go back to school in-person on Sept. 10 would not return until Sept. 21; most remote classes were similarly pushed back. The delay is part of a deal to avoid a teachers’ strike in New York City and comes

in the wake of protests

and other expressions of concern by teachers and parents across the country. The U.S. is in a unique position that makes sending students back to school particularly daunting: We have the highest rates of COVID-19 in the world with nearly 6 million cases as of Sept. 1,

according to the World Health Organization

(WHO). Surging cases, high levels of community transmission, insufficient testing, and poor contract tracing in the U.S. make it difficult to compare school reopenings with countries where the virus is more controlled.

There are still unknowns about how COVID-19 impacts children, but a growing

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Clovis Unified School District officials create new model for in-person learning

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Unprecedented time calls for a new action plan at Clovis Unified.

District officials have created a new model for in-person learning as they wait for the states go ahead to reopen elementary schools.

“The challenge is it is going to disrupt current schedules, current teachers, and current classes that they have set now,” said deputy superintendent Norm Anderson.

Those changes are now taking place with the introduction of hybrid learning.

If the state grants the district a waiver, kindergarten through sixth grade students will be allowed back on campus for half of their school day.

Two periods of instruction will be offered, morning and afternoon with a split around lunch time.

“In the middle of the day we have to allow time for cleaning the classrooms and also a check in time,” he said.

Staff will check temperatures as students arrive on campus.

Once their masks

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