Southfield Public Schools plan to balance student safety, needs at home

Schools set to return this fall

Southfield Public Schools are thinking about student safety.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – School districts across the state have been having conversations about what to do for the 2020-21 school year.

UPDATE -- July 28, 2020: Southfield Public School District to start school year with remote learning only

READ: Here’s what Michigan school districts have planned for the fall amid the pandemic

One Metro Detroit superintendent said she’s especially concerned.

Dr. Jennifer Green, the head of Southfield Public Schools, said her community has been hit very hard by COVID-19, but she’s worried nearly half of her students don’t have the technology to learn from home.

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Local 4′s Paula Tutman spoke with her about the tough decisions ahead.

You can watch Paula Tutman’s story in the video above.

The full interview can be seen here.

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