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Distance Learning Extended Through May 1

With no immediate end to the lifting of shelter-in-place restrictions in sight, Nevada County schools have extended distance learning until at least May 1. It’s also looking more and more likely that students may not return to their classrooms before the end of the school year. Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Scott Lay says they’ve had great success in distributing the first group of learning packets to all grades, but it’s still early, and those assignments haven’t been turned in yet…

Listen to Scott Lay 1

Contingency plans are being made for the rest of the year, and Lay says right now it’s about a fifty-fifty chance that classrooms won’t re-open this school year. He says if that happens, there’s a lot of details to be worked out about course work, and the beginning of next year…

Listen to Scott Lay 2

Lay says there are several remote meetings scheduled with the state on that topic this week. He says they expect to know on or around April 20 if schools will re-open.

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