Birmingham Public Schools switches to online learning Monday

BPS joins multiple school districts that have made the switch to virtual learning

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BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Birmingham Public Schools is moving to a remote learning enviroment beginning Monday.

The school district said that due to COVID-19, all schools and programs will move to a virtual environment.

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The district said it will consider a return of all levels once data begins to level or improve.

More information can be found on the Birmingham Public Schools district website here.

The largest school district in the state, Detroit Public Schools Community District, announced Thursday it will shift from face-to-face learning to online learning. Fraser Public Schools announced Friday it was pushing for more students to return to in-person learning. Romeo announced Saturday it would switch to virtual education on Wednesday.

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