Virtual + Remote Learning

WBTV Back to school 2020: District-by-district plans

There is controversy over sending students back into the classroom this fall and not all school districts in our area are following the same plan.

  Some Union Co. teachers continue to push for remote learning, board moving forward with Plan B

  No changes made as some Union Co. teachers call for fully virtual learning at school board meeting

  Former CMS teacher starts private tutoring program to assist with remote learning

  CMS teachers worry about health, safety during required in-person teacher workdays

  Lancaster County Schools reopening plan accepted, some parents upset

  CMS says new data, staff shortages led to switch to full remote learning

Continued Coverage

  Many CMS parents aren’t happy with school board’s switch to Plan C, they want in-person learning

  CMS changes school reopening plan, opts for ‘Plan C,’ fully remote learning

CMS extending registration deadline for Full Remote Academy

  ‘Why are we playing with people’s lives?’ Union Co. teachers want remote start to school year

  CMS teachers push for focus to get resources to socioeconomic-challenged schools

  Watauga County Schools to start academic year with 9 weeks of remote learning

  CMS teacher proposes bus drivers, custodians give ‘virtual wellness check-ins’ with students for pay

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district is trying to balance continuing to pay certain employees who have jobs that are difficult to do while remote.

  Petition calls for fully-remote learning as Union Co. chooses once a week in-person instruction

As school districts across North Carolina prepare to reopen, not every parent is pleased with their options.

  Burke County Schools opt to start school year with no students in classrooms

The Burke County Board of Education has voted for Burke County Public Schools to operate under remote learning between Aug. 17 and Sept. 11.

  Chester County, S.C. teachers rally against reopening in-person instruction

Hundreds of teachers flocked to Columbia from across the Palmetto state this afternoon. The teachers drove around the state capital to protest school reopening before it safe. Chester County teachers were in Columbia in both spirit and holding down solidarity in the county.

  Private schools see more interest as they plan to reopen as public schools stay mostly remote

  52K+ students enroll in CMS Full Remote Academy

18 percent of students opt to enroll in Union County Public School virtual academy

Amid virus, uncertainty, parents decide how to school kids

  Sunday is last day for CMS parents to register for Full Remote Academy

  Rock Hill Schools releases final reopening plan, parents still have questions

‘An Entirely Different Machine’: Charlotte private schools to reopen as CMS goes remote

The vast majority — including some of the largest schools in the region like Providence Day School and Charlotte Christian School — have plans for a full return.

Cabarrus County Schools to begin school year with ‘Plan C,‘ full remote learning

District officials say they will continue to monitor health conditions and the state and federal guidelines to determine when returning to in-person schooling will be staff for students and staff.

  Gaston County Schools to reopen with combo of in-person, remote instruction

The plan is in accordance with “Plan B” that has been outlined by the state and provides for in-person instruction for students on a part-time basis.

  Calls to private tutors increase as plans for remote learning extended

One of the big questions when it comes to the upcoming school year is how to make sure students are staying on track.

  Free tutoring services from Charlotte nonprofits to play important role during remote learning

Several nonprofits in our area offer free tutoring for low-income students and their services might be needed now more than ever.

  Remote learning expected to be extra challenge for parents of children with special needs

Parents of students with special needs say their kids can’t adapt as easily to remote learning.

  CMS to start with two weeks of in-person learning, fully virtual by week three

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board has voted that CMS will have two weeks of in-person learning to start the year, with fully-virtual instruction by the third week of school.

  Gov. McMaster to give S.C. parents choice between in-school, remote learning

Governor Henry McMaster will give parents across South Carolina the choice between sending their children back to school and remote learning this academic year.

  NC schools to allow both in-person and remote learning for students in August

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina schools will reopen in August under “Plan B,” allowing both in-person and remote learning.

  CMS family considers virtual learning options to minimize risk of exposure for child with disability

“I will do what needs to be done to keep my kids safe...anybody would,” says Charlotte Mecklenburg School mom, Stacy Staggs.

  Virtual school being created in Rock Hill, S.C.

if you want your child to learn from home, you can do it. This week, the district announced its virtual learning program for students kindergarten through 12th.

Rock Hill Schools to expand virtual learning for 2020-2021 year

Teachers in the Virtual Program will provide face-to-face instruction via live-streaming and digital coursework through computer-based platforms.

  Rowan-Salisbury Schools rolls out the optional K-8 Virtual Academy

This week state leaders said they would announce a plan for reopening schools in North Carolina, but many parents say even if the schools are opened, they would be hesitant to send their children back into a classroom as long as we were still in the COVID-19 pandemic.

NC State Board sets requirements for 2020-21 remote instruction plans

With at least some amount of remote instruction a likely part of the 2020-21 school year, the State Board of Education approved a set of requirements all school districts and other public schools, including charters, must meet in drafting remote instruction plans due this summer.

  CMS teacher talks about new assignment - remote learning

Second grade teacher Wendy Tolbert says she has been hearing from parents and students often. She says since parents are now able to see what she does everyday when it comes to teaching their children - parents are grateful.

  CMS launches supplemental remote learning across district

Starting Monday, students within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District have the opportunity to start online learning from home.