Central Florida school districts respond to governor’s education plan for spring semester
Another change leaders explained going into the spring semester is regarding students struggling with online learning. Under the new executive order, all Florida school districts and charter schools must submit a new learning plan to the Department of Education by Dec. 15. For those virtual students who are not making adequate progress, we are asking them to return to in-person instruction. Flagler CountyFlagler County school officials say they’re also encouraged by the new executive order. In addition, all school districts will continue to offer virtual learning platforms as an alternative option for families.
Coronavirus: Parents form ‘pandemic pods’ to teach kids
When asked how many parents had reached out to her, Weinstein said, “My emails are overflowing. My text messages are overflowing.”Weinstein is helping parents form what they're calling learning pods, small groups of young children paired with a single teacher in a home. My kids are going to get their backpacks, laptop in their backpack, their water bottle and a snack and they're going to take it to whatever house they're going to. We hope we're going to stay pretty consistent with that," said Meredith Copley, a mom and organizer of the learning pod. Another mom and learning pod organizer Andrea Labouchere said, "I've envisioned a one room school house.