Schools scale back in-person learning across Northeast Ohio as numbers rise

Posted at 5:50 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 18:49:09-04

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — School districts across Northeast Ohio are scaling back on in-person learning as coronavirus numbers continue to rise.

Lakewood schools announced they will continue with remote learning after Cuyahoga County was bumped up to red Level 3 on Thursday.

The district started the first quarter with remote learning and was supposed to move to a hybrid model on Monday.

Those plans have been put on hold as case numbers across the state and here in Northeast Ohio are climbing.

The district did not say if it will spend the entire second quarter with remote learning, or if it plans to move to the hybrid model if the county drops down to orange Level 2.

Nordonia Hills announced they will be returning to a hybrid model after Summit County was bumped up to Level 3.

The district said students and teachers will move to remote learning on Friday, before starting the hybrid model on Monday.

The Nordonia group will be in-person on Monday's and Wednesday's and the Knights group will be in-person on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Cuyahoga and Summit counties are two of six counties in Northeast Ohio that is currently at Level 3.

Seventy of Ohio’s 88 counties are either red Level 3 or high incidence, encompassing around 10 million Ohioans.

RELATED: 65% of Ohioans are now living in a red Level 3 county on state's Public Health Advisory System

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