In the last two weeks, confirmed positive cases have declined slightly. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin believes the city is making progress and was among the first to order mandatory face coverings for the city.
Strong opinions from parents after school leaders in Jefferson County decided not to open schools traditionally this fall. Some parents said they were disappointed in the district’s decision to do remote learning for the first nine weeks of school.
According to Alabama Power a typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month is expected to receive a credit of $25. Customers who use more energy will receive a larger credit.
Students with last names A-K will attend school in person on Mondays and Thursdays. Students with last names L-Z will go to school in person on Tuesdays and Fridays. Students will learn remotely on the other days of the week.
The 13 sites will test the more than 200,000 Alabama college students before they return to campus as part of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Alabama System and Alabama Department of Public Health joint effort to reopen campuses safely.
PARA will have a daily schedule which will include remote learning support time, physical activity, recess, group games, enrichment, arts and crafts, and more. Breakfast and lunch will also be provided free of charge.