Rock Hill Schools to discuss plan to bring students back to classroom full-time

Rock Hill Schools to discuss plan to bring students back to classroom full-time

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Rock Hill students and parents could learn more about when they might be able to return to the classroom full-time.

Students in the district currently have in-person learning two days a week and online classes the other three. The school board is set to meet Monday evening to discuss the superintendent’s draft plan to bring students back for in-person learning five days a week.

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According to the plan, Pre-K through second graders would return Nov. 9. Third through fifth grade would return Nov. 30. Sixth through 12th grade students haven’t been given a date for return.

The plan has school officials monitoring data to determine when it’s safe to return. As of last week, 19 students tested positive for COVID-19 and 165 are isolated with symptoms.

There are 9 positive cases and 40 others isolated with symptoms among the staff.

The district plans to send out surveys to parents and staff to get a better picture of how they feel about a full-time return to the classroom.

The board meets at 5 p.m.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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