< Back to All News

Schools Closed for Year; Distance Learning Remains

Students in Nevada County, as well as the rest of California, have now received official word from the State Superintendent of Schools that they will not be returning to their classrooms for the rest of the year. Campuses were closed countywide, starting March 16th. Meanwhile, Nevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent, Brett McFadden, says distance learning is still a work in progress, including making sure schedules work for all studentsā€¦

click to listen to Brett McFadden

McFadden says one of the biggest concerns he’s heard, so far, is equal access to online resources, with 20 to 25-percent of students not having reliable internet serviceā€¦

click to listen to Brett McFadden

McFadden says while the school learning calendar won’t change much, compared to the traditional one, other events and activities are still up in the air. That includes if or when proms and graduation ceremonies will be held. And spring break will still take place next week.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha