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  • First day of School Update  - New School Opening Date

    The Leon County School Board approved moving the first day of school to Aug. 31 2020

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Plan Highlights: Schools to Re-Open

    • The Florida Department of Education issued an Executive Order requiring schools be open for 5 days a week in the month of August.
    • On Thursday, July 23, Governor DeSantis held a press conference reinforcing the State’s desire for schools to be open for on campus, in-person learning.
    • On Friday, July 24, the Center for Disease Control issued new guidelines calling for the reopening of schools.

Plan Highlights: School Operations

    • Teachers to return on August 17- will have two full weeks to prepare and participate in professional development trainings.
    • Students to return on August 31—either in-person or online.
    • Face coverings to be required per CDC guidelines.
    • Class sizes will be limited when a minimum of 6 feet of social distancing cannot be maintained.
    • Middle and High Schools will operate under a block schedule of three classes per day, alternating daily taking 6 courses total.

Plan Highlights: Positive Covid-19 Cases

    • Schools will inform their communities in accordance to HIPPA guidelines when a positive case has occurred.
    • Employees will be required to self quarantine as informed be the Leon County Health Department when positive and when exposed to a positive individual.
      • CARES act allows for up to 80 hours of leave time for employees.
    • Students will be required to quarantine off campus as ordered by the Leon County Department of Health until cleared.
      • Make up work will be assigned.
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Last Modified on September 10, 2020