She talked about a need for business engagement to get almost half of her students connected in time for fall. About 25% of students do not have individual devices or connectivity -- phones don’t count.
Because Southfield was so hard-hit by the virus, and continues to be hard-hit by COVID-19, she is giving parents a deadline to decide if they want to opt-in for in-person or virtual learning. She also discussed whether or not in-person learning will be possible at the start of the school year.
Watch the full interview above.
Michigan school districts, colleges and universities are working to prepare for a return to in-person classes this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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