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ACPS Preparing for Next Phase of Reopening

March 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Starting this Monday, Allegany County students will begin transitioning from half-day to full-day instruction as the public school system continues its phased in re-opening plan.  The desire on the part of many parents to see their kids return to the classroom  was evident during this months school board meeting as a number of community members made emotional pleas to the board to re-open. The majority of those parents addressing the board talked about their kids suffering from depression and anxiety since schools have been closed. Student board member Mitchell Septoff however said that those parents who are assuming a student’s mental health is directly the result of schools being closed- could be reaching the wrong conclusion in many cases…