Fraser Public Schools will allow students to take all virtual classes next year

Posted at 3:37 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 15:37:46-04

FRASER, Mich. (WXYZ) — Fraser Public Schools announced Friday it will be launching an entirely virtual school for K-12 students in the 2020-21 school year for families.

The district was granted permission by the Michigan Department of Education to launch the virtual school, even though they are planning for students to return in the fall.

"We realize that some families may not be comfortable with this or would like alternative options for their child’s education,” Superintendent Carrie Wozniak said in a release. “We believe that it is important to provide that choice to our families.”

The school will be taught by Fraser teachers and students enrolled in the option will still be able to participate in band, athletics, performing arts and student organizations.

Elementary students will have to come in occasionally for small group meetings and support.

Middle and high school students will participate in hybrid classes and still take courses in career and technology education offerings.

Families can enroll students in the virtual program from June 15-August 26, and the schools of choice window for face-to-face instruction will remain open through Sept. 11.

Students must be Macomb County residents and have not been suspended in the last two years. Unlimited space is available for students.

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