Shaker Heights students not returning to in-person learning next week

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Posted at 8:57 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 07:26:23-04

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Shaker Heights School District announced on its Facebook page Tuesday evening that students will not return to in-person classes on Monday.

The district said it made the decision due to Cuyahoga County being upgraded to a Level 3 – Red Alert on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System last week.

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School officials will hold a special board of education meeting Wednesday night at 8 p.m. to discuss the decision and the plan to have students return to classrooms. You can watch the meeting via Zoom, but since it’s a work session there will be no public comment and the board won’t be voting on anything.

"We appreciate your continued patience and understanding as we work toward a safe return to onsite instruction for our students and staff," the district said.

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