“I do think that that’s something that would be worthy for us to explore with particularly the school systems that are going to be back face-to-face,” he said.
APS has held classes online only since mid-March, but the district plans to give students the option to return to buildings starting with its youngest grades on Jan. 25.
The Fulton County school district is scheduled to resume in-person classes next week.
Elsewhere, plans are underway to vaccinate school employees. Gwinnett County Public Schools expects to begin a vaccination program in the upcoming weeks.
In Cobb County, Marietta City Schools offered the vaccine this week to employees aged 65 and older, who are part of the first phase of Georgia’s vaccination plan.