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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Miami-Dade Public Schools To Return To In-Person Learning Monday

MIAMI, FL – Miami-Dade County Public Schools will begin a staggered reopening on Monday, school officials voted on Tuesday following an emergency school board meeting.

The Miami-Dade School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize the superintendent to reopen schools for students beginning on Monday. Students whose parents opted for the Schoolhouse model in July will begin to return to school sites on Monday with a phased-in approach by grade level. All students who wish to return to in-school learning will return to school by Friday, Oct. 9.

Students whose parents choose the My School Online option in July’s survey will continue distance learning, school officials said.

Last week, the school board voted not to reopen schools for in-person learning until Oct. 14. The school board had considered a proposal by Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to begin opening up brick-and-mortar classrooms as an option for parents earlier in the month, but it

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