On Monday, school districts have began announcing their plans of what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Three school districts began to lay out plans during school board meetings.
Each district spent hours going over feedback, reviewing where we were at within COVID-19 and pros and cons for either having students on campus or continuing with distance learning.
Here is an overview for what each District’s Board voted on:
Brentwood Union Elementary School District
Start Date is July 28
100% Distance Learning
Liberty Union High School District
Start Date is August 10
A-B Class Format, every other day
100% Distance Learning is an option
Oakley Union Elementary School District
Start Date: July 27
100% Distance Learning…. Will move to hybrid schedule when “safe”.
According to the BUSD survey, 70% of those surveyed said they would prefer in person social distanced learning where just 29% said they prefer At-home/Online Distance learning should local health orders allow BUSD to re-open by July 28. (Question No. 5—2,696 surveyed)
According to the BUSD survey from staff, they responded with 73.19% that they preferred social distanced in-person learning while 26.81% said at-home/online learning. (Question No. 7–593 surveyed)
According to the OUESD survey, it said 49.7% preferred a return to school with an AM/PM schedule, while 16.8% said return with hybrid of AA/BB schedule, 10.3% said return to school with AA/AB schedule and just 23.3% said distance learning. (3,389 responses)
For students in the Antioch Unified School District, it was stated by Greg Hetrick during the Oakley Union Elementary School District meeting that Antioch was looking at a Sept. 1 start date. No other information was released on Antioch’s plans.