“Our current plan is to complete two full semesters and a January term of on-campus instruction in the 2020-2021 school year with classes starting on Monday, August 31, 2020." President Lindgren stated.
As the pandemic forces Virginia’s 1.2 million public school students to trade classrooms for laptops and smartphones — if they have them — many educators, parents and privacy advocates are raising alarms across the state about children’s digital security.
Seniors from Hanover tell NBC12 even though it’s been crushing to miss out on some of the highlights of their senior year of high school, they’re grateful for what lies ahead- and what they’ve learned through these unpredictable times.
While Henrico County Public Schools was busy planning its three-part celebration for 2020 graduates, the Glen Allen High School PTSA purchased 500 yard signs for seniors to honor them during this pandemic.
As school systems and many colleges wonder when they will be able to return to “in person” classes, VCU’s president says the university is ready to talk about the “next steps in a safe return to campus.”
When looking for a job, having experience to put on a resume is invaluable. Students across central Virginia and the country are now worried that those crucial experiences are out of reach as the pandemic closes doors on certain opportunities.
As of April 16, it’s been four weeks since schools in Virginia have shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and No Kid Hungry Virginia is encouraging families to use a texting service to help find free food distribution sites.
In order to help the adjustment, NBC12 hosted a conversation about ‘Navigating Distance Learning’ to show how educators and communities are already supporting students and how they continue to help them stay on track academically.