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Ann Arbor Public Schools set to reopen in phases starting in March
ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor Public Schools announced in an email to teachers and parents on Wednesday morning that the district is aiming to begin hybrid in-school learning in early March. According to the initial timeline, Stage 4 is targeted to begin after spring break. Whitmer encourages Michigan public schools to reopen for in-person learning by March 1In-person learning will be offered for all levels and families who decide to stay home and continue virtual learning have the option to do so. As the district monitors COVID cases and vaccinations ahead or reopening, the Superintendent will recommend specific target dates to reopen in February, approved by the Board of Education and confirmed with staff and parents. Final start dates will be announced two weeks prior to the anticipated return of students.
Walled Lake Consolidated Schools delays return to in-person learning following security breach
WALLED LAKE, Mich. – Walled Lake Consolidated Schools has delayed its return to in-person learning following a security breach. According to a letter sent to parents, the district’s grading and scheduling systems, bus route creation software and other key systems were impacted. Here’s the entire letter sent to parents:Dear Parents/Guardians:With the recent hack of Walled Lake Schools' network on Oct. 10, 2020, our ability to sufficiently prepare for the Nov. 4 scheduled return to in-person learning has been compromised. · The following table illustrates the new transition timeline: Revised Timeline 20-21We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued patience. This targeted computer hack of Walled Lake Schools was impossible to anticipate and the timing could not have been worse.