Schools Reopening Archives

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

January 28, 2021

January has already become the worst month for U.S. COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. As of Tuesday, January 26, 2021, there have been more than 79,000 coronavirus fatalities, topping the previous record set in December by more than a thousand, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The grim milestone underpins the… [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Schools reopening plan approved by Board of School Directors

July 23, 2020

Milwaukee Public Schools’ (MPS) phased-in reopening recommendation for the 2020-21 school year was unanimously approved by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The Board, in a 7-2 vote, also approved to maintain the early and traditional start calendars for the school year. The phased-in approach includes, Phase 1-full remote learning, Phase 2-hybird learning, and Phase… [Read More]

MPS recommends remote learning to start school year

July 16, 2020

Plan to be presented to school board Thursday On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith Posley recommended no in-person classes to start the 2020-2021 school year. MPS has outlined three instructional model scenarios and a three-phase return model that begins with virtual learning for all students in the fall of 2020…. [Read More]

MPS discusses reopening plan, includes 3 possible scenarios

July 9, 2020

Milwaukee Public Schools is discussing reopening plans for students come fall. The district released three potential scenarios on Thursday, June 25, 2020. These options come days after the department of public instruction released its report earlier of templates schools could follow. But ultimately – the district has to decide what is best for them. Many… [Read More]