SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES 2 MORE COMMUNITY FORUMS

WPCNR SCHOOL DAYS From the White Plains City School District. August 17, 2020: 3PM

In order to ive you a better understanding of the district’s reopening plan, we will be hosting a series of three virtual community forums for parents and members of the community to ask questions that may not have been addressed during Dr. Ricca’s community updates during the month of July. Click here for flyer.

Here are the day and times and log-ins for the two remaining Virtual Community Forums:
TODAY August 18, 2020—12 noon—1:00pm

Login: https://lhric-org.zoom.us/j/98938007829?pwd=bmFpU0QzaGl3c1g3UHBSWUgvaGJYUT09;

THURSDAY August 20, 2020—12 noon—1:00pm

Login: https://lhric-org.zoom.us/j/98938007829?pwd=bmFpU0QzaGl3c1g3UHBSWUgvaGJYUT09;

On Friday, Aug. 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that in-person instruction is permitted in all regions of New York state for the start of the 2020-21 school year based on current COVID-19 infection rates, while also outlining new requirements related to school reopening plans.

 These requirements include highlighting plans for remote learning, COVID-19 testing, and contact tracing, which are all parts of the district’s reopening plan that was recently submitted to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and New York State Department of Health (DOH). 

Those sections of our plan can be found on the Learning Model section of our reopening plan and the Health and Safety section of our reopening plan

 Over the course of the last several weeks, the district has been working to formulate a plan for reopening school in September. These plans were created based on guidelines from federal and state agencies, as well as feedback from community stakeholders. A copy of our complete reopening plan can be found here. 

\Anyone with questions or concerns about the district’s reopening plan can be directed to send their questions to Questions@wpcsd.k12.ny.us
Additionally, a list of frequently asked questions and answers will be posted on the district’s website in the coming days. Please stay safe, well and # WPProud!

Respectfully,

Dr. Joseph L. Ricca
Superintendent of Schools

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