KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo Public Schools is launching learning hubs to help students learning virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The district partnered with Kalamazoo Youth Development Network to provide students in-person support for distance learning, Superintendent Rita Raichoudhuri said.
She said the learning hubs will give students access to WiFi, healthy snacks and meals, enrichment activities and mental health and wellness resources.
Students will also be able to have in-person, socially distanced support and outdoor recreation and physical activity, Raichoudhuri said during the Tuesday, Sept. 22 Board of Education meeting.
She said the district hopes to launch the program by the second week of October.
The Kalamazoo Youth Development Network is a nonprofit in Kalamazoo County that helps support students while out of school.
The learning hubs will