Michigan school districts face difficult decisions surrounding in-person and virtual learning

Decisions made based on more than just COVID case numbers

School districts face difficult decisions on in-person vs virtual learning
School districts face difficult decisions on in-person vs virtual learning

DETROIT – With cases surging school districts all across the region including Detroit Public Schools Community District have decided to go virtual this week.

However, some schools are keeping students in the classroom.

On Monday night, local superintendents shared the critical elements that go into making the call. They say it is about more than just COVID case numbers.

They spoke with Local 4 News reporter Paula Tutman. You can watch her full story in the video player above.

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About the Authors:

Paula Tutman is an Emmy award-winning journalist who came to Local 4 in 1992. She's a Peace Corps alum who spent her early childhood living in Sierra Leone, West Africa and Tanzania and East Africa.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.