CPS to discuss moving start of school to after Labor Day
COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools Board of Education is considering the possibility of moving the start of school to after Labor Day.
According to district superintendent Peter Stiepleman, this is something the board will discuss at its work session on Tuesday.
Stiepleman said he held a a two and a half hour webinar meeting with more than 1000 employees Monday where the possibility of delaying the start of school came up.
Previously, Columbia's teachers union recommended that in-person learning be delayed until after Labor Day to see how the return of college students will affect the number of cases in the city.
The board will discuss the delayed start as well as other possible instructional models at Tuesday's work session. The meeting will be live streamed and recorded.
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