Atlanta COVID surge: Classes are online-only in these school districts

Several metro Atlanta school districts will start the new year with online-only classes due to a surge in coronavirus cases. Credit: Pixabay

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Several metro Atlanta school districts will start the new year with online-only classes due to a surge in coronavirus cases. Credit: Pixabay

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The following metro Atlanta school districts will be starting the new year with online-only classes due to the rise in coronavirus cases:

Atlanta Public Schools: Classes will be online-only Tuesday through Friday. Students are scheduled to return to in-person classes on Jan. 10. Students who need to pick up laptops or other virtual learning devices can do so at their school on Monday and Tuesday. In-person classes are scheduled to resume on Jan. 10.

Clayton County Public Schools: Classes will be online-only Wednesday through Friday. Students are scheduled to return to in-person classes on Jan. 10.

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DeKalb County Public Schools: Classes will be online-only from Wednesday through Jan. 7 Students will return to face-to-face instruction on Jan. 10.

Forsyth County Schools: Classes for Forsyth students will be online-only Thursday and Friday. The school district plans to return to in-person learning on Monday, but a final decision won’t be made until Friday, the district said in a statement. Students may pick up devices at their schools on Wednesday.

Fulton County Schools: Classes will be online-only from Tuesday through Friday. Fulton plans to return to face-to-face instruction on Jan. 10. Masks will be required from Jan. 10 through Jan. 21.

Rockdale County Public Schools: Classes will be online-only through Jan. 14. The district plans to return to in-person classes on Jan. 18. Staff, students, and families are urged to get tested for COVID-19 before returning to school buildings.

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