Back-to-school comes Monday for in-person learning in Miami-Dade County

HIALEAH, Fla. – In just hours, Miami-Dade brick-and-mortar schools will be opening their doors.

On Monday, Oct. 5 the students who will return to in-person learning in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be those in Pre-K, kindergarten and first graders, along with students with special needs.

“We’ve been in schooling since Aug. 31, but tomorrow, Oct. 5, will be the first day of physical schooling,” Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said Sunday outside of Hialeah Elementary.

Carvalho spent the day touring several of the county’s schools and facilities ahead of the re-openings.

“We expect to have about 22,000 students returning to the schoolhouse option. Many, many thousands of students are continuing to learn online,” Carvalho said.

Safety measures will be in place. Local 10′s cameras captured signage throughout campuses, desks spaced apart, and hand sanitizer on buses.

Teachers say they are ready to go back, but they are

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