The Bloomingtonian

MCCSC schools to begin online teaching August 12th

July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Dozens of community members and teachers lined both sides of E. Miller and held protest signs during a rally before Tuesday’s Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting to ask that in person teaching be delayed.

The school board voted unanimously to begin school August 12 online rather than August 5th. School teachers will return to school August 5th. The COVID-19 impact on the community will be reevaluated prior to September 11 according to the MCCSC.

Here is the full text of what was approved by the board:

YouTube link to video of the entire school board meeting, July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Protesters hold signs before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A protester holds a sign reading, “Keep Educators Off Of Ventilators,” before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: April Hennessey holds a sign reading, “It’s Time To Use … Outside Voices! Be Cool! Delay School! (Pay teachers!)” before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020, due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
July 28, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Kiel Shepherd rides on a minibike with a sign reading, “Don’t Kill Our Kids,” on E. Miller before the Monroe County Community School Corporation school board meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The school board voted to bring teachers back to schools on August 5, and students back to class taught online August 12, 2020 due to the Coronavirus. The COVID impact on the community will be reevaluated September 11. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Rate this post

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 3.3 / 5. Vote count: 7

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Liked it? Take a second to support The Bloomingtonian on Patreon!