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Schools across Northeast Ohio move to remote learning after coronavirus spike

Posted at 4:19 PM, Oct 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 20:03:47-04

PAINESVILLE, Ohio — School districts across Northeast Ohio are moving to remote learning after a spike in coronavirus cases across the state.


Painesville City Schools announced they will be moving to remote learning after Lake County was moved to red Level 3 on the state's Public Health Advisory System Thursday.

Schools will be closed for in-person learning until the county lowers to Level 2 or Level 1.

Some students in the district have been enrolled in online learning. Officials said nothing will change for these students.

Students transitioning to online learning will use Google Classrooms to attend class remotely.

Buildings in the district will be open on Friday for students to pick up their Chromebooks and anything else they need for remote learning.

North Royalton

Starting Tuesday, all students will be moved to remote learning.

Children will remain with their current teachers.

Schools will reach out to students before Tuesday to give them additional information.

Last week, multiple districts across Northeast Ohio announced they were moving to remote learning after increases in their counties.

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