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.
Fairfield City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Regina Thompson, says the concerns from parents and staff, along with rising COVID cases, pushed leaders to start virtually for Pre-K through 12th grade students.
On Monday Ivey announced $70 million to support the Alabama State Department of Education’s (ALSDE) Education Health and Wellness Grant Program and $100 million to support the Educational Remote Learning Devices Grant Program.
Governor Kay Ivey’s statewide mask order is set to expire before the school year starts in August, although it can be extended, but some doctors say it should be in place in the fall and students and teachers should be required to wear masks in schools.
Gov. Kay Ivey has given the state’s public school leader until Friday to respond to a multi-part proposal from some state senators and school nurses for screening, testing and possibly isolating students with COVID-19 symptoms.