Clark County School District Reopening Plan
My topic today is important for my clients who have children and grandchildren, as it correlates heavily with how child custody and visitation will need to be handled or adjusted during the upcoming school year.
A proposed plan from the Clark County school district outlines a scenario where students will begin attending school two days a week and attending classes online three days a week to begin the 2020-21 school year. The school district has proposed a third option for students who wish to attend all their classes online and not go to the campus at all. This option is still under review.
Once approved, this plan will go into effect beginning the first day of the 2020-21 school year, which may be delayed until August 24th, 2020. We’ve outlined below additional measures that will be in place to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
- In an effort to minimize classroom size and student interaction, students will be divided into two groups labeled Cohorts A and Cohorts B. Cohorts A will attend school on Mondays and Tuesdays and Cohorts B will attend school Thursdays and Fridays. All students will attend online school for the remaining 3 days of the week.
- All classrooms will be limited to 18 students per classroom.
- Both students and staff members will be required to wear face masks.
- Breakfast and lunch will be eaten in the classrooms.
- Elementary students will take language arts, math, reading, social studies and science classes on campus and the art, music, and other classes such as P.E. will be online.
- For middle school students, their entire year’s course will be condensed into one semester which will include subjects such as English, math, and a combination of social studies, science, health and P.E.
- For the high school students also the entire year’s courses will be condensed into one semester which will include only four courses.
- Classes will begin at seven in the morning and they will be limited to two, two-hour courses a day.
Keep in mind, that this is just a proposed plan by the board of trustees and has not yet been approved by the board of education. However, it appears that this will be an approved plan sooner than later.
If the upcoming school year poses challenges to your current visitation or custody agreement, do not hesitate to contact our experienced Family Law attorneys for guidance on how to manage this difficult situation. Our team is happy to answer any questions and help to review your options as it pertains to custody and visitation. To schedule a consultation, please contact our office at (702) 998-1188, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by scheduling a consultation online.