Pottsgrove school parents have received more time, and more information, with which to make choices on students' return to education options. The deadline for parental intentions is now Tuesday (Aug. 4).
Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Dr. William Shirk again took aim Tuesday at providing answers to questions many parents seem to be asking about the return-to-education options.
Having discussed student return-to-education options during its Wednesday town hall meeting, the Pottsgrove School District on Thursday opened a webform to gather parents' choices data.
For a return to education, Pottsgrove schools on Monday proposed a hybrid mix of in-school attendance and online learning, or all-online sessions with live and recorded content and teacher availability.
Rather than have just one day to decide on 2020-'21 return-to-education preferences after a Pottsgrove town hall meeting scheduled for July 22, the district reports parents will get a full week.
Things have always been somewhat busy for the Perkiomen Valley's Daily Bread Community Food Pantry. But as the coronavirus pandemic wears on and more people remain jobless, its needs have grown.
A Thursday letter from the Pottsgrove School District sets dates on which it plans to deliver return-to-school information, answer questions and obtain comments, and ask to know parents' intent for their children.
The president of the Pottstown Federation of Teachers says rushing to reopen school buildings this fall puts teachers unnecessarily at risk, particularly in poor or underfunded districts.