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We are continuing to take guidance from the State of
Connecticut, Connecticut State Department of Education, Department of
Public Health, and the Center for Disease Control to best support the
health and safety of our students and employees. All our plans follow safety and health guidelines as outlined in:
Region 15 Schools will begin the school year, September 1st for Preschool and 1st - 12th Grades, September 2nd for Kindergarten. with two learning options for families.
Option 1: In-Person Learning
If families select In-Person Learning Elementary and Middle School Students will attend school 5 days per week and High School students will follow a Social Distanced Hybrid Re-Entry schedule where half of the student population will attend school in person while the other half participates through Synchronous Virtual Learning.
Option 2: Voluntary Remote Distance Learning
Students would participate in distance learning from their home. Lessons would be synchronous with in-person learning in the classroom.
The following document describes the differences between Region 15's Options for the 2020-21 School Year.
Questions? Please contact us at: SchoolReopening@Region15.org
Information regarding Reopening Plans can be found in the documents below:
Addendum 1: Temporarily Opting into Voluntary Remote Learning Due to COVID-19
Addendum 2: COVID Guidance and Considerations for Preschool Located in Public Schools
Addendum 3: Fall Reopening Resource Document for Students with High Needs
Addendum 4: Internal Guidance for Decision Making Regarding the use of In Person Hybrid Blended or Remote
Addendum 5: Interim Guidance for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios in Connecticut School Districts
Addendum 6: Reopening Guidance for Education Students with Disabilities
Addendum 7: COVID-19 Reopening Considerations for Connecticut K-12 Music Programs
Addendum 8: Fire and School Safety During COVID-19
Addendum 9: Contract Tracing Scenarios in Schools
Addendum 10: Reframing and Reopening: School Discipline Amidst COVID-19 Guidance
Addendum 11: Interim Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings in COVID-19
Addendum 12: Planning the Instructional Time for Remote Learning in Hybrid and Remote Learning Models
Addendum 13: Guidance and Considerations for School Nutrition Programs for School Year 2020-21
CT Distance Learning Planning Guide (FINAL)
CT State Dept of Ed Executive Summary
CT State Dept of Ed Reopening Information for Schools (Overview)
Link to CT State Dept of Ed COVID-19 Resources
American Association of Pediatrics
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2020. Reopening K-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Priortizing Health, Equity, and Communities
The Pomperaug Regional School District 15 does not discriminate on the basis of race color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation,
national origin, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related characteristic protected
by state or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification, in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.