COVID-19

What will school look like in the fall?

School districts are looking at strict suggestions from the CDC for keeping students safe once classrooms reopen in August.

New suggestions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for deep cleanings every day, desks kept six feet apart, and lunches eaten in classrooms instead of in crowded cafeterias.

Those are a part of an interim set of guidelines released last week.

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Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) is in an awkward space with regard to advance planning since it has a new superintendent who doesn’t start until June 1.

Nonetheless, the district’s board of education will consider the guidelines during its upcoming meeting, according to an article on MLive.

“We are carefully reviewing the CDC recommendations,” said Interim Superindendent Gary Start. “We will also continue to work closely with our local health officials as well as our state agencies.”

You can read the full story here.

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