CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – After learning at home this week, students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District return to class on Monday, January 10.
CEO Eric Gordon said he worked hand in hand with local and state health officials and made the decision.
He also cited a dramatic decrease in cases in the district as another reason to return to class.
National School Safety and Security President Ken Trump told 19 News parents need to be more supportive right now.
This decision comes after new guidelines from the CDC.
However, Gordon wants everyone to self-check and stay home if they have flu-like symptoms.
Likewise, with the shortened quarantine requirements approved by the CDC and the Ohio Department of Health last week, we anticipate fewer employee absences needed for the quarantine, ”Gordon added.
The health and safety of students and staff is a priority for everyone in the district.
So if things take another turn, Gordon will re-evaluate returning to a distance learning mode.
But from Monday, not just pencils, paper and books will be compulsory.
“Upon our return, it is extremely important that every student, staff member and guest in a CMSD building wear their mask,” he said.
Parents, remember that if your child is not feeling well, it is best to keep him or her home for the day.
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