“Based on what we now know, everyone – families, staff and students – should plan for a full return to in-person learning in the fall,” SFUSD Superintendent Vincent Matthews said in a statement. communicated.
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As part of the resumption of full in-person learning, district officials also announced that all schools will start at one of the following three hours: 7:50 a.m., 8:40 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.
The announcement follows a controversial year between parents, city, district and educator officials over plans to reopen classrooms after the start of the pandemic.
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While private and parish schools were widely open during the school year, elementary classes began to resume in-person learning in April after more than a year of distance learning. Meanwhile, most middle and high school students will continue their distance learning until the end of the year.
Earlier this month, SFUSD announced a plan to bring 12e students back on campus for in-person learning during the final weeks of the school year, but the plan faced a major setback. On Monday, the three state lawmakers who represent San Francisco called on the state not to give the district $ 12 million in COVID-19 reopening funds, saying the plan was “a bad attempt to exploit a perceived legal loophole. “
The delays also prompted the San Francisco attorney’s office to take legal action and call on some parents to recall the school board.
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District officials said the new school year is expected to start on Aug. 16.