Friday marks deadline to request to switch Roanoke County K-12 students from online to in-person learning

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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Friday marks the last day for parents of Roanoke County public school students to change the learning model for their children from online to in-person for the semester.

Meanwhile, any fourth grade students who continue with entirely online learning will be assigned new teachers to focus solely on remote students.

Over the weekend, Roanoke County Public Schools announced plans to expand in-person learning by bringing all fourth graders currently on the hybrid learning scheduled back to the classroom five days a week starting Jan. 25.

However, all K-12 students who are currently receiving entirely virtual instruction will be able to switch to face-to-face instruction starting Jan. 25 — depending on the availability of space — but only if you contact your child’s principal to make such a request by Friday, Jan. 15.

In addition, students in grades five through 12 who are failing a class or are receiving English Language or daily special education services are set to attend classes in-person four days a week starting Jan. 21.

For more information about Roanoke County Public Schools’ plan to return to the classroom, click here.

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