Bland County Public Schools to offer in-person summer classes for certain students due to COVID-19 challenges


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BLAND COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Due to the challenges posed by the pandemic and the subsequent impact on some students’ academic performance — whether in-person or remote — Bland County school officials decided to offer in-person summer classes to certain students.

According to Bland County Public Schools’ statement released on Friday, Feb. 26, this summertime face-to-face instruction will be available to grades K-12 from June 10 to June 30. Classs will operate from

School officials say this three-week program will be mandatory for students who have received failing grades in order to move on to the next grade level.

In addition, the school district recommends this program for students whose grade performance has significantly declined or whose learning has been dramatically impacted this school year.

Parents should expect more specific information about their child(ren)’s possible need to attend the summer classes when they receive the report cards for the third nine-weeks of the school year.

Teachers and administrators will then make their final recommendations in the next few weeks as the semester comes to an end.

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