Pivoting, Jeffco Now Says Elementary Students Will Return to School Full Time in the Fall

Chalkbeat Colorado | Yesenia Robles

“On top of public requests for greater in-person learning, the economic needs, the academic and social-emotional needs, coupled with all of that is this overarching equity consideration… We know we had lesser engagement from students in at-risk categories. That was a major concern.”

Colorado’s Jefferson County, in response to concerns that remote learning creates significant equity gaps, aims to return its students to full-time in-person learning this fall. This decision is also based on an expectation that state guidance will allow gatherings of 10 or more people by August.

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