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 viewers of Wednesday's virtual town hall on Pottsgrove School District reopening options, a surprising number of questions got answered. Some answers, however, prompted more questions. (Includes a 2.1-hour video of the town hall session)
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.
University student-teachers assigned to placements with cooperating Pottsgrove School District mentors may be headed for a different kind of on-the-job training, depending on the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
Pottsgrove Education Association President John Shantz, in a letter released Tuesday night, claimed teachers' union leadership was denied 'a place at the table' in discussions to reopen district schools.