Clovis Unified parents can choose between hybrid or online learning models for students

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Clovis Unified will soon hear back from the state on its waiver application that could allow for some in-person instruction.

A questionnaire was sent to parents on Friday, offering two options. The first is a hybrid model, where a student would spend part of their class time in person and the other half at home.

The second is the online model, which students would continue distance learning from home full time.

Each of the 34 elementary schools will have specific return plans that fit their campus needs.

For those who choose to return, students will go through screenings before coming onto campus and have their temperature checked.

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During Monday’s parent forum, at least two health officials with children in the district said they would send their children back to school.

“One of the most

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Low-income families more likely to choose virtual learning

Our analysis shows low-income families are more likely to choose virtual learning for their children rather than to send them to campus this year.

HOUSTON — Low-income families are more likely to choose virtual learning for their children rather than to send them on campus this fall, according to a KHOU 11 analysis of records from 10 Houston-area school districts.

Under the Texas Public Information Act, we received data from Clear Creek ISD, Conroe ISD, Cy-Fair ISD, Humble ISD, Katy ISD, Klein ISD, Lamar CISD, Pasadena ISD, Spring ISD and Spring Branch ISD that includes the preferred learning method for nearly 550,000 students.

Overall, parents were split nearly evenly, with 51% choosing on-campus and 49% deciding on virtual learning.

But that changes when you filter the results for economically disadvantaged students, who qualify for free or reduced lunches. 47% of those students are on campus this fall, while 53% are

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