JeffCo Schools give option to return to in-person learning

In-person learning option for JeffCo students

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Superintendent Walter Gonsoulin says students will soon have the option to return to in-person learning.

“We plan to bring students back in three groups. Each group will follow an A/B schedule for approximately two weeks. After that time, students will return to class five days a week,” Gonsoulin said in a release.

He stresses that this option is only for students who want to participate in traditional learning. Remote learning will continue for students who choose that path.

A/B Schedule:

Monday/Tuesday: Students with last names A-L

Wednesday: All students remote, schools are cleaned

Thursday/Friday: Students with last names M-Z

Student Groups:

Pre-K & Exceptional Education (self-contained)

Week of Sept. 21 - A/B schedule

Oct. 12 - Five-day week

Secondary Schools: 6-12

Oct. 5 - A/B schedule

Oct. 19 - Five-day week

Gonsoulin says transportation will be provided. Masks are required for faculty, staff, and any student K-12. Masks are highly encouraged for pre-K students.

“We are going to do everything possible to keep students, teachers, and staff safe during our return. However, flexibility is going to be key. I appreciate your patience and understanding as we move forward,” Gonsoulin concluded.

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