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Parma City School District revises its back to school plan to adhere to county COVID-19 ranking

Will start school year with remote learning until Sept. 25
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Posted at 2:53 PM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 14:53:58-04

PARMA, Ohio — The Parma City School District revised its back to school plan based on where Cuyahoga County ranks on the state’s Public Health Advisory System.

The district met after Cuyahoga County downgraded to Level 2 (orange) last week.

The school year will begin with remote learning through Sept. 25. If the county’s weekly rating from the state remains orange for the weeks of Sept. 10, 17 and 24, officials said it will begin phasing students back into school in a “1/2/2” hybrid model the week of Sept. 28.

From that week on, the district will base the level of instruction on the county’s status, which is announced every Thursday.

“We understand that some families may want more stability than this model represents. Please register for Parma Virtual Learning Academy if fully remote instruction is more appropriate for your needs," the district said in a statement.

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