COVID-19 Return-to-Learn Plan Summary 2020-2021 school year
COVID-19 Return-to-Learn Plan Summary
Red Oak Community School District
July 27, 2020
The Red Oak Community School District will offer a continuum of instructional delivery models to provide flexibility in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instructional models will be implemented according to regular risk assessments conducted by the Montgomery County Public Health Department. More restrictive delivery models will be utilized as risk levels increase.
On-site, face-to-face instruction will be provided when risk levels are low. Hybrid models featuring a combination of face-to-face and virtual instruction will be employed during moderate and high-risk situations. Continuous remote learning will be provided in severe risk scenarios. Students and families will have the option to participate in remote learning according to their unique needs regardless of risk determinations.
Risk determinations will be based on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county, potential exposure at the local level, and other relevant factors as determined by the Montgomery County Health Department. The Red Oak CSD will continue to follow the directives and guidance of the county health department throughout the pandemic.
All instruction will be provided by highly qualified teachers, licensed and endorsed by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, who are assigned to instruct courses in a manner which meets the requirements set forth in Iowa Code 256.41. Course content will be aligned with the applicable grade and subject area Iowa academic standards. All courses will meet the credit and content requirements established in Iowa Code 256.7(26)(a).