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Toledo Public Schools Virtual Academy enrollment numbers increase for second semester

Caylee Kirby, WTOL |

January, enrollment numbers are 1,000 more than the previous semester for a total around 4,000 students.

TPS Executive Transformational Leader of Curriculum Jim Gault said the surge in enrollment was quite an adjustment for the district. “You have to reposition staff, train new staff, and in this latest case bring in 20 new teachers to service the extra thousand kids,” he said.

Health board orders Lucas County schools to close due to coronavirus

Brooks Sutherland – The Toledo Blade |

The Lucas County Regional Board of Health passed a resolution Wednesday ordering schools to close facilities to in-person learning for older students, and shut down athletics and extracurricular activities until Jan. 11 as coronavirus cases continue to climb locally. 

The order, which mandates virtual learning for grades 7 through 12, but allows grades K through 6 to remain in-person, is recommended to take effect immediately, but requires schools to comply by Dec.

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