As school districts put together plans to start returning students to classrooms, some teachers in Fairfax County, Virginia, who aren’t comfortable returning may need to anyway.
Fairfax County teacher wearing PPE
Special education teacher Susan Riedinger said all things considered, distance learning is going pretty well, which is why she was caught off guard when she was told she’s expected back in the classroom Oct. 18.
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“I feel like I have whiplash,” she said. “You told me to go online, I’ve been putting my all into going online, and now, boom, you’re telling me I’m going back.”
In a couple of weeks, Fairfax County Public Schools, the largest school district in the area, will bring back younger students in special education.
In the summer, FCPS