MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL METRO, MN — It’s been more than a week since Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health released parameters they want schools to meet before fully reopening, and more schools have made decisions about what this fall will look like for students and staff.
Minnesota’s “back to school” season is going to be unlike any other year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The recommended model of education — distance learning, hybrid, or in-person — depends on how many coronavirus cases are reported in the county.
However, the ultimate decision of how to reopen school this fall is being left up to the school districts themselves.
Several school districts in the Twin Cities metro have already announced their “education model” decision for this fall, while others are planning to do so later this month:
Note: All school districts in Minnesota are required to offer an online-only