PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Officials with the Paradise Valley Unified School District say they have set a time for its students to return to in-person learning.
According to a statement released on the night of Jan. 15, school district officials say they plan to return its K-6 students to in-person learning on Feb. 16, while its 7th grade-to-12th-grade students will return to in-person learning on Feb. 22.
However, school district officials say they will provide their current learning models for the rest of the school year.
"This means families electing to not have their child(ren) return for in-person learning will have the option to remain in PVConnect or PVOnline," read a portion of the statement, referring to the school's online learning options.
School district officials say students will be on an early-release schedule every Wednesday, in order to allow for teacher planning.
In addition, school district officials say extended learning opportunities will be offered during the spring, summer, and fall, in order to address learning deficiencies that may have surfaced. A COVID Task Force will also be assembled to assess school needs and make recommendations to the superintendent when outbreaks occur in schools within the district.
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