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Baltimore-Area School Districts Rethink Reopening Plans

City Schools TV

With coronavirus infections on the rise in Maryland, school systems are reevaluating their plans for in-person learning. 

Baltimore County pressed “pause” on its plan for a staggered reopening. We get an update from Dr. George Roberts, one of the system’s community superintendents. The district's reopening plan is available here. It's health and safety guidelines for COVID-19 are here.

Meanwhile, Baltimore City intends to reopen 27 schools next week. Joe Kane, chair of the Parent and Community Advisory Board, shares concerns about safety and transparency. Read the district's health and safety guide here. Find the COVID-19 Dashboard here. The list of schools slated for reopening is available here.

Find more WYPR reporting on how school's are adapting during the pandemic here.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is Senior Supervising Producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.