Students’ bus routes will be divided into three cohorts. Each cohort will have bus transportation for three weeks in a row, and then go six weeks without.
The number of students enrolled in homeschool programs across the country doubled, according to a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. For some, being thrust into a more flexible education option led to unexpected success.
School leaders from across the state are preparing to offer bigger and broader summer school programs to help students catch up.
The district and teachers are hopeful that grading student work and having more structured schedules will lead to more participation by students and families.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, independent news organization EdWeek estimates over 50 million students have been impacted by school closures.
This fall, several Anchorage elementary schools will have longer lunches and recesses. It’s part of a pilot program that the school district is rolling out in an effort to better meet students’ needs for good nutrition and exercise.
More than 5,300 people have signed an online petition asking the Anchorage School District to require no less than 60 minutes per day for lunch and recess. The district currently mandates at least 45 minutes.