She said APS also will suspend the “overwhelming majority” of summer programs. She said it’s a better investment to redirect that money to support remediation and other academic efforts next school year.
“A lot of our partners and vendors told us already that they cannot do our programs from a distance. We don’t want to throw good money after bad,” she said.
The district has made no decision on how to handle graduation ceremonies. Carstarphen said the district is considering all options from an alternative drive-in movie style ceremony to virtual ceremonies to other options.