At least five Atlanta school districts will begin remote learning in the first week of the new year, as students prepare to return to school after the holiday season amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the district. area.
Student at Clayton County Public Schools will return to school on Wednesday, with “independent virtual learning at home” running through January 7, according to a press release from the school system. Students and staff will return to face-to-face learning on January 10.
On Tuesdays, students attend Rockdale County Public Schools will begin the new year in “a virtual/remote learning environment,” according to a statement from the superintendent posted on the district’s website. Virtual learning continues through January 7. Face-to-face learning begins January 10, for students and teachers.
On Saturday: The Atlanta Public Schools, as well as neighboring Fulton and DeKalb County Schools, have also announced a return to virtual learning during the first week of classes.
All five school districts in the Atlanta area are aiming for in-person learning on January 10.