Dearborn school district votes to return to in-person learning only when COVID conditions improve

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Posted at 4:59 PM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 16:59:25-04

DEARBORN (WXYZ) — On Monday night, the Dearborn school board voted to approve a return to in-person learning plan for when COVID-19 conditions improve within the community.

In the plan, the board agreed to bring kindergarten through elementary students back into the classroom two weeks after the Wayne County Health Department's safety rating improves to at least a "D," and if the seven-day average positivity rate for the county outside of Detroit is below five percent for at least two weeks, a release states.

Additionally, two weeks after kindergarten to second grades restart, grades three to five could then return to school, followed by preschool.

Middle and high school student would be able to return, at the earliest, the start of the second semester in January.

Read more of the approved plane here.

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