Citing decreases in COVID-19 instances and the challenges of distant studying for younger kids, Denver Public Colleges stated Friday that colleges may begin opening school rooms to kindergarten and first grade college students as early as Sept. 28.
The district began the varsity yr nearly on Aug. 24. It deliberate for studying to stay digital till Oct. 16, although Superintendent Susana Cordova has lengthy stated the district may deliver some college students again to highschool in individual earlier than then if virus circumstances improved.
The district started that course of this week by reopening its 4 stand-alone early childhood schooling facilities to 3- and 4-year olds. Preschool college students who attend courses at Denver elementary colleges are set to return to school rooms on Monday.
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“We all know that distant studying might be notably difficult for elementary college students,” Cordova wrote in a letter to elementary educators Friday. “We’re prepared to securely and steadily welcome again kindergarten and first grade college students, based mostly on ongoing suggestions we’ve obtained from our lecturers, leaders, households, and bigger neighborhood.”
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