Detroit public schools return to in-person education

In this image made from video, an empty classroom is shown at David Ellis Academy in Detroit, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. It's coming up on a year since most of the students at the pre-K through 8th grade public charter school last had an in-person school day. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)
In this image made from video, an empty classroom is shown at David Ellis Academy in Detroit, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. It's coming up on a year since most of the students at the pre-K through 8th grade public charter school last had an in-person school day. (AP Photo/Mike Householder) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DETROIT – The Detroit Public Schools Community District will return to face-to-face education Monday.

Read: Detroit Public Schools Community District: Schools can resume in-person learning May 24

Students have been learning remotely since March 26.

The district said it is now using new criteria -- including vaccination rates -- to determine whether it will close schools again.

The district is planning on offering a full schedule of in-person education in the fall for the 2021-22 school year alongside an option of fully remote if families want it.

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