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ACPS Commences Next Phase of In-Person Learning

March 1st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The next phase of the Allegany County Public Schools hybrid plan to return kids for in-person learning begins today with Pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, struggling and special needs students back in the classroom with an A/B split schedule. Because of the global pandemic, students have not regularly been in school buildings since March. The plan that is being used was actually submitted by the local board and approved by the state this past August. The plan will see students in grades two through five, six, nine and 12 return next Monday, March 8th; and grades seven, eight, ten and eleven return March 15th. Superintendent Jeff Blank said health protocols will continue to include mask wearing and social distancing. Given the fluid state of COVID metrics, any plans are subject to being amended…