Two sources – including Washington Teachers Union President Elizabeth Davis – confirmed the model for FOX 5’s Evan Lambert. Davis says the school district will reopen with a two-day in-person and three-day virtual model.
The mayor will reportedly announce the model during a Thursday news conference.
During a Wednesday update on the District’s response to the novel coronavirus, Bowser did indicate that more details on school reopening would be provided on Thursday.
D.C. – like its neighbors Maryland and Virginia – shut down schools during the onset of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Districts in the DMV and throughout the country are pondering a number of models as they prepare for the 2020-2021 school year.
On Wednesday, Prince George’s County school official announced that their district will implement distance learning from Aug. 31 through Jan. 29.
Montgomery County and Arlington schools have made similar announcements recently.