COVID-19

Kalamazoo schools to offer parents a choice of whether to send their children back to school

KPS will offer both online and in-person classes, allowing parents to choose which way is right for their families.

Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) is offering parents a choice: Send their children back to school in the fall or keep them home where they can take classes online.

KPS Superintendent Rita Raichoudhuri presented the dual option during a school board meeting Thursday night.

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“There are still many unknowns,” Raichoudhuri said. “What we do know is that the upcoming school year will be like no other school year in history. We will need to be flexible, creative, and responsive.”

Raichoudhuri told board members that the district intends to have a fully-virtual learning platform up and running by fall. The district is also prepping for in-person classes, acquiring disposable masks and cleaning supplies.

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