TCS Paves the Way for Full-time Distance Learning Option
Your Choice for Your Child.
The Tuscaloosa City Schools is planning for a virtual option in the fall. The Board of education members received a preliminary update on the system's draft Recovery & Reopening Plan. The plan, presented in concept, includes three scenarios for the 2020-2021 school year:
- full time in schools
- part-time in schools with a staggered approach in which students would attend a mix of in-person and distance learning through the week
- virtual learning for full-time students
Under this plan, parents may elect to continue virtual learning as part of the school system's offerings. Look for more information on this in the coming weeks as families will be individually contacted to make a determination on your choice for your child.
Watch the video below to hear the proposal from Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Dr. James Pope, lasting about seven minutes.
In other action, the board:
- Received Update on Planning August 2020
- Approved Second Reading Policy 6.30 Supervision of Low-Risk Juvenile Sex Offenders
- Teaching and Learning Contracts
- Approved 2020-2021 MyON Contract Renewal
- Approved Follett Destiny Contract Renewal for Library, Textbook, and Resource Management Software
- Approved 2020-2021 Overdrive Contract Renewal
- Approved 2020-2021 Solution Tree Contract Renewal
- Approved 2020-2021 Newsela Contract
- Approved 2020-2021 Frontline Contract Renewal
- Approved 2020-21 U of A RISE Program Contract
- Approved Robert A. Babcock, PHD, BCBA Contract
- ApprovedSuperintendent's Recommendation Regarding Changes in Personnel
- Approved Revised 2020 Summer Learning Program & Compensation
- Approved Second Reading of Revised 2020-2021 Parent/Student Code of Conduct and Resource Guide
- Approved 2020-2021 Edgenuity Contracts
- Approved 2019-2020 Budget Amendment
- Approved Resolution of One-Month Reserve
- Approved Verner Paving of Parking Lot Project #2020278
The mission of the Tuscaloosa City Schools is to create and support a culture of high expectations for each and every student to achieve personal, academic and career excellence.