Brecksville-Broadview Heights schools consider switch to in-person learning five days a week

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio – Brecksville-Broadview Heights schools Superintendent Joelle Magyar wants to change the district’s plan to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and resume in-person learning five days a week for K-12 pupils starting Oct. 26.

Magyar said the hybrid education model, in which pupils attend in-person classes twice a week and learn remotely on computers the other three days, is working for some pupils but others are struggling, especially younger children.

“It’s not a developmentally appropriate model for many of our students,” Magyar told the school board Wednesday (Sept. 23).

The board for the most part wasn’t receptive to Magyar’s recommendation. Board member Mark Dosen said the district had committed to hybrid learning so that families can plan ahead without having to worry about a sudden change to all-remote or five-day, in-person models.

Ultimately, the board decided to seek input from families and survey them on whether they want

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