Since the start of the school year in August, Radford City Schools have lost around 75 students compared to enrollment counts last May, according to district Superintendent Robert Graham. Across the state in Middlesex County, public schools are down roughly 47 students, said Superintendent Pete Gret
Leaders at St. Catherine’s and St. Christopher’s Upper School divisions say the campuses are closed Friday and students are learning virtually after at least two students tested positive for coronavirus.
The wait continues for families looking to enroll their children in an emergency child care program expected to open within five Richmond Public Schools. Mayor Levar Stoney says the city is waiting for Richmond Public Schools to “follow through” on their agreement to work with the city.
While a vast majority of students will continue online learning for the first nine weeks, there is a plan for specific students to re-enter the school setting over the course of the next two to three weeks.
In a time where parents everywhere are struggling to be the educational bridge between their children and the laptop, entrepreneur Samuel Anderson has stepped up to create a business called Direct Learning Solutions (DLS) that aims to give relief to families stressed out with learning virtually.
For students at Virginia Tech’s East Eggleston Hall, it will be a quick goodbye to their on-campus home. Tuesday, Virginia Tech announced the dorm would be turned into quarantine and isolation space for COVID-19-positive students.
James Madison University has reached more than 1,000 positive COVID-19 cases. As of September 7, 440 positive cases came from the University Health Center, and 563 were self-reported by students, faculty, and staff.
To help answer your questions, some of the major districts have provided parents with numbers, websites and general information for parents to use as resources if they run into any immediate issues once schools start.
Although the campus is closed to students, History 349 - HBCU History is getting national attention because it may be the country’s first-ever class to teach about the origins of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.