WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Here's a look at the school districts and their plans for reopening in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic:
Start date: Aug. 31.
Lesson plans: Distance learning recommended to start school year. School board met Wednesday afternoon to finalize the reopening plan.
Facial coverings: TBA. Board members discussed sending each child home with five washable face coverings and having disposable masks available in the classroom.
Visit the district's website or call 561-434-8000 for more information.
Start date: Aug. 25
On Tuesday, the Martin County School Board approved a tentative plan to delay this year's start date. This comes after Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord recommended adjusting the start date of the 2020-2021 school year by two weeks.
Lesson plans: School will be in-person, however, there is a virtual option for students Parents who want their children in the remote learning track must fill out a form to enroll their children. The deadline is 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 19. Parents who want their children to be in classrooms for face-to-face learning do not have to take any action.
Facial coverings: Students and teachers must wear face masks, and temperatures will be checked.
Visit the district's website or call 772-219-1200 for more information.
Start date: Aug. 24. School district decided to delay start of school by two weeks.
Lesson plans: The three options available to students are traditional school, MySchool Online, and Mosaic Digital Academy. The district extended the deadline for parents to fill out a form with their decision to July 20.
Facial coverings: Students required to wear masks on the bus, during transitions and anytime they cannot maintain a proper social distance. All county employees will be required to wear facial coverings.
Visit the district's website or call 772-429-HELP for more information.
Start date: Aug. 24
Indian River County will push back its opening of the fall semester to August 24 from August 10.
Lesson plans: 3 plans available for students and parents: traditional brick-and-mortar learning, virtual school, or distance learning. Virtual school would begin Aug. 12 and families must make a commitment of one semester. Distance learning requires a 9-week commitment from families and regular daily attendance during normal school hours. Superintendent Moore said during a Facebook live report on Thursday the final plan will be presented on Monday, May 20, and sent to the school board for approval on Tuesday.
Facial coverings: Masks must be worn on transportation, however, they're encouraged to be worn on campus. The plan could be updated on Thursday morning when Superintendent Moore discusses any potential adjustments.
Visit the district's website or call 772-111-1111 for more information on the options for parents.
Indian River County is set to have a school board meeting Monday at 12:30 p.m. to discuss its reopening plan. Watch the meeting live here.
Start date: Aug. 17.
Lesson plans: Parents have three options to pick from: face-to-face learning, live online learning and full-time online learning
Facial coverings: Face masks are required for face-to-face learning.
Visit the district's website or call 863-462-5000 for more information.