Alameda’s remote learning students using new program

Our classes in the Alameda Unified School District opened a full month ago, which means the 2020-21 school year is fully underway. Here are some updates.

Remote Learning Program: After learning of inappropriate content in the Acellus online learning program, staff recommended to the Board to Education that AUSD instead adopt the Edmentum online package for remote learning (the district’s Remote Learning Program was designed for families who want their students to learn from home for the entire 2020-21 school year). Remote teachers were trained on the program last week, and students began using it this week. More details about the Remote Learning Program are available at www.alamedaunified.org/remote.

Other class options: All AUSD schools began Aug. 27 in the distance phase of our Flexible Learning Program, which was designed to alternate between in-person and distance learning depending on public health conditions. Over the last several weeks, the district has been

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