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Boulder Valley expanding in-person learning for secondary students

The target date is set for March 30 for those students to return to in-person learning four days per week.

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Secondary students in the Boulder Valley School District will move to in-person learning four days per week on March 30 following spring break. They had been in a hybrid model with two weeks a week of in-person instruction.

As part of their announcement, the district said they had been monitoring the situation and said COVID-19 data from Boulder and Broomfield counties is trending in a positive direction, with fewer cases in our community. 

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Monday Launch Days will continue through the end of the school year
at all levels in order to give our teachers planning time. The district plans to move to in-person learning five days per week when the new school year starts in August.

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Mondays will also be used for targeted academic and social-emotional supports for students.

The district is hosting a question and answer session on Friday, Feb. 26 from 5 - 6 p.m. in English which will be broadcast on BV22 (Comcast Channel 22 or livestreamed at bvsd.org/bv22. Submit questions at: bit.ly/letstalkbvsd

Efforts to vaccinate teachers and staff are ahead of schedule, according to the district. All employees have now been invited to receive their first shots – and they anticipate that all student-facing teachers and staff, will be fully vaccinated before in-person learning is expanded at the end of March.

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You can keep tabs on the progress on the Staff Vaccination Rollout by visiting this website.

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