American school districts are grappling with plans for reopening amid pandemic concerns.
Parents all over the country are making decisions about sending their children back to school in person. Where school districts are reopening their classrooms, teachers have gotten creative about safety measures and the new environment of COVID-19 precautions.
Here's a look inside some of the schools that have already welcomed back their students this summer.
Manatee County schools in Florida have even figured out a way to do in-person graduation for their Class of 2020 seniors!
Southeast High graduates arriving at LECOM Park this morning for graduation ceremony. Commencement scheduled to begin at 9 am. pic.twitter.com/SENYgqaZc0— Manatee Schools (@Manateeschools) July 27, 2020
Teachers are preparing by designing each classroom to fit social distancing guidelines. Smaller class sizes and hybrid schedules will be the new normal for many of the students who do opt to return to school in person.
This school district in Abilene put out this promotional video to inform parents of their upcoming plans.
If you're looking for an illustration of what a typical day in the AISD might look like in the 2020-21 school year, please watch this video that will give you an idea of what in-person and remote learning will look like this year. https://t.co/ODpOYlGhQa— Abilene ISD (@abilene_isd) July 30, 2020
What are your thoughts on schools reopening for the fall semester? Do you think it's too soon, or are you ready to let your kids get back to the classroom? Let us know in the comments!