The district began a weeks-long process to bringing students back into the classroom with a blend of in-person and virtual learning on Monday. CCS is reversing course due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases in Franklin County, Columbus City Schools Dr. Talisa Dixon said in a letter on the district’s website.
“The large number of factors impacting our planning and decision-making change on an almost daily basis,” Dixon said. “As we learned last week, the most critical of those factors — our local health data on COVID-19 — is trending in the wrong direction.”
The district plans on allowing small, specific student groups who require in-person instruction to take part in hybrid learning beginning November 2, Dixon said.