virtual learning

Macon East Academy Goes Virtual for 7th-12th Grade This Week

Macon East announces they will do virtual learning for 7th to 12 grade. They will do virtual this week only. The change comes due to a number of teachers and parents of students in 7th through 12th grade testing positive for COVID-19. The school system says they do not have any teachers or parents that they know with positive tests…

MPS Employees Protest Return to In-Person Learning

Thousands of Montgomery Public Schools students left the virtual classroom and returned to the traditional Tuesday, October 13. But around 100 teachers protested the decision to re-start classroom learning. While students have the option to return to school or continue with virtual learning, teachers say they wanted the same option. Some said that Montgomery Public Schools doesn’t have a plan…

Montgomery Public Schools to Offer In-Class Learning Starting October 13

Montgomery Public Schools will offer in-class learning starting October 13. So far this school year, only virtual learning has been offered. Starting today, parents can tell MPS if they would like for their children to remain virtual starting the next nine-week grading period or switch to in-class. FILL OUT FORM MPS will offer two learning options: virtual or face-to-face, starting…

Child Care Crisis Pushes U.S. Mothers out of the Labor Force

NEW YORK (AP) – Research is increasingly pointing to a retreat of working mothers from the U.S. labor force, as the pandemic leaves parents with few child care options and the added burden of navigating distance learning. The trend threatens the financial stability of families in the near-term. In the long-term, the crisis could stall, if not reverse, decades of…

MPS Exploring Face-to-Face Return Option for Students

As Montgomery Public Schools reaches the halfway point of the first nine weeks, system leaders are looking into the next nine weeks. Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore and her leadership team say they are evaluating the current state of COVID-19 and preparing to add a face-to-face option for MPS students beginning the second nine-week grading period. “Our number one priority…

Selma City School System Starts New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Today was the first day of school for students in the Selma City School District. Superintendent Avis Williams says the first day of school had a few challenges. She said that’s to be expected — under the circumstances. The first nine weeks of the school year will completely virtual. “The thing about it that we…

Tallassee City Schools Reopening Plans

Tallassee City Schools is giving parents two learning options upon returning to school in a soft opening Wednesday, August 19, 2020: virtual or face-to-face/blended learning. Tallassee City Schools Superintendent Dr. Brock Nolan says 80% of parents in the city are comfortable with in-person instruction: “August the 19th ‘A’ group will start in our schools, and ‘B’ group will be at…

Montgomery Public Schools Will Go Virtual for First 9 Weeks

The Montgomery Public School system has announced it will go completely virtual for the first nine weeks of the school year. MPS Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore made the announcement Wednesday during a news conference that aired live on Alabama News Network. Dr. Moore says that all students will be able to check out devices. She says the district is…

Macon County Schools Reopening Virtually on August 6

To view the full, detailed reopening plan CLICK HERE. Macon County Schools has announced they will reopen schools virtually due to the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools will reopen on August 6. The school system will monitor the pandemic and students will possibly have the option to return to in-person school after the first nine weeks term. Check back with…