Change of plans: How Northeast Ohio school districts are adjusting as COVID-19 cases rise

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — As the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb across the state, many school districts are reevaluating their teaching methods.

Here in Northeast Ohio, some districts are continuing with in-person classes, while others are switching to hybrid plans or learning virtually full-time.

FOX 8 has compiled a list of how each district is proceeding in response to the rise in cases recently. It will be regularly updated to include new information.

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ASHTABULA COUNTY:

  • Ashtabula Area City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid plan for grades K-4. Grades 5-12 will still learn remotely at this time.
  • Buckeye Local School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Conneaut Area City Schools: The district is continuing with its hybrid learning model and virtual learning options.
  • Geneva Schools City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid and online learning plans.
  • Jefferson Area Local School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid learning plans.
  • Pymatuning Valley Local School District: Awaiting response from district.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY:

  • Bay Village City School District: The district is switching back to remote learning.
  • Beachwood City School District: The district plans to continue with in-person learning full-time.
  • Berea City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid-learning plan.
  • Bedford City School District: The district will continue with virtual learning. However, that could change in the future.
  • Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District: The district is continuing with plans to go back to in-person learning this month.
  • Brooklyn City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid-model and remote options for students.
  • Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools: Awaiting response from district.
  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District: The district plans to continue with remote learning at this time.
  • Constellation Schools: Awaiting response from district.
  • Cuyahoga Heights Local School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Euclid City School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Fairview Park City School District: The district will continue with its hybrid plan.
  • Garfield Heights City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid teaching plans. However, that could change in the future.
  • Independence Local School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Lakewood City School District: The district plans to continue with remote learning.
  • Maple Heights City School District: The district is assessing current trends to decide whether to move forward with hybrid learning.
  • Mayfield City School District: The district will continue with in-person and remotely learning options for students.
  • North Olmsted City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid learning plans.
  • North Royalton City Schools: The district is switching back to remote learning.
  • Olmsted Falls City School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Orange City School District: The district has decided to continue with remotely learning full-time.
  • Parma City School District: The district has decided to go back its distance learning plans starting Monday, October 19.
  • Richmond Heights Local School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Rocky River City School District: The district is continuing with their hybrid model at this time.
  • Shaker Heights City School District: The district plans to return to in-person instruction.
  • Solon City School District: The district is not making any changes at this time and will continue with in-person learning as planned.
  • South Euclid-Lyndhurst City School District: The district hopes to switch back to in-person learning in November. For now, students will continue learning remotely.
  • Strongsville City Schools: The district will continue to offer both in-person and virtual learning for students.
  • Warrensville Heights City School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Westlake City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid model.

ERIE COUNTY:

  • Vermilion Local School District: The district will continue with its soft reopening, bringing students back in staggered groups.

GEAUGA COUNTY:

  • Berkshire Local Schools: The district is continuing with its current schedule.
  • Cardinal Local School District: The district is continuing with in-person learning. However, they are monitoring the situation.
  • Chardon Local Schools: The district is continuing with both its in-person learning and virtually learning options.
  • Kenston Local Schools: The district plans to continue with in-person learning at this time.
  • West Geauga Local Schools: Awaiting response from district.

LAKE COUNTY:

  • Fairport Harbor Exempted Village School District: The district plans to continue with its hybrid schedule.
  • Kirtland Local School District: The district will switch back to a hybrid learning plan.
  • Madison Local School District: The district will continue with in-person learning.
  • Mentor Public Schools: The district plans to move forward with hybrid learning.
  • Painesville City Local School District: The district has moved back to virtual learning.
  • Perry Local School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning.
  • Riverside Local School District: The district is continuing to offer both in-person learning and remote learning options for students.
  • Wickliffe City School District: The district plans to return to in-person learning on Monday, October 19.
  • Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools: The district is moving back to virtual learning.

LORAIN COUNTY:

  • Amherst Exempted Village Schools: The district will continue offering both in-person and remotely learning options for students.
  • Avon Lake City School District: The district plans to continue with in-person learning and remotely learning options for students.
  • Avon Local School District: The district continues to offer both in-person and remote learning options.
  • Clearview Local Schools: The district continues to offer both in-person and remote learning options.
  • Columbia Local School District: The district will continue with its current hybrid model.
  • Elyria City School District: The district is sticking with their current plans which include a two-day a week hybrid model and an all virtual model.
  • Firelands Local Schools: The district will continue to offer both in-person learning and remote learning for students.
  • Keystone Local School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person and remotely learning options for students.
  • Lorain City School District: The district is currently assessing its plans before bringing students back for in-person learning.
  • Midview Local School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning and is now asking for feedback from parents, students and staff.
  • North Ridgeville City School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning for its students.
  • Oberlin City Schools: The district is planning to hold a board of education meeting to decide how to move forward. Right now, students are learning remotely full-time.
  • Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District: The district continues to offer both in-person learning and remote learning for students.
  • Wellington Exempted Village Schools: The district is continuing with in-person learning.

MEDINA COUNTY:

  • Black River Local Schools: The district will continue with both in-person learning and remote learning options for students.
  • Brunswick City Schools: The district is moving forward with in-person learning.
  • Buckeye Local Schools: The district is continuing with in-person learning and virtual learning for its students.
  • Cloverleaf Local Schools: The district continues to offer both online and in-person learning.
  • Highland Local Schools: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning and virtual learning. Students had to choose one of the options.
  • Medina City Schools: The district plans to continue with its plan to switch from hybrid learning to in-person learning.
  • Wadsworth City Schools: The district is moving forward with plans to bring its students back for in-person learning for the second quarter. However, parents can choose to have their child opt out.

PORTAGE COUNTY:

  • Aurora City School District: Students will learn remotely until Oct. 30.
  • Crestwood Local School District: The district continues to offer both in-person and remote learning options for its students.
  • James A Garfield Local School District: The district will continue with in-person learning and virtual learning for students.
  • Kent City School District: The district will continue to offer both in-person and online learning for students.
  • Ravenna City School District: The district will continue with in-person learning.
  • Rootstown Local School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid model.
  • Southeast Local Schools: The district will continue to offer both in-person learning and remote learning options for its students.
  • Streetsboro City School District: The district will continue to offer in-person learning.

STARK COUNTY:

  • Alliance City School District: The district is moving forward with plans to bring some grades back for in-person learning. Digital learning will still be available.
  • Canton City School District: The district will continue offering both in-person and remote learning options for students.
  • Canton Local School District: The district is offering both in-person learning and remote learning options for students. They must choose before the second quarter begins.
  • Fairless Local School District: The district will continue with in-person learning while still offering virtual learning as well.
  • Lake Local School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning at this time.
  • Massillon City School District: The district continues to offer in-person learning.
  • Minerva Local School District: The district will continue offering both in-person and remotely learning options.
  • North Canton City School District: The district is continuing to offer both in-person learning and remote learning for students.
  • Northwest Local Schools: The district continues to offer both in-person learning and remote learning options for students.
  • Osnaburg Local School District/East Canton Schools: The district will continue to offer both in-person and online learning options.
  • Perry Local Schools: Awaiting response from district.
  • Plain Local School District: The district is moving forward with plans to offer both in-person learning or remotely learning. Students must decide before the second quarter.
  • Sandy Valley Local Schools: The district is continuing with its remote learning and in-person options for students.
  • Tuslaw Local School District: Awaiting response from district.

SUMMIT COUNTY:

  • Akron Public Schools: The district has not made any changes to its remote learning plans at this time.
  • Barberton City School District: The district continues to offer in-person learning.
  • Copley-Fairlawn City School District: The district will continue to offer in-person learning for its students as well as remote learning.
  • Coventry Local Schools: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning.
  • Cuyahoga Falls City School District: The district is continuing with its hybrid learning model.
  • Field Local School District: The district continues to offer in-person learning.
  • Green Local School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Hudson City School District: The district is moving forward with its plans for in-person learning for grades K-8. Grades 9-12 will continue with hybrid learning.
  • Manchester Local School District: The district is continuing with both in-person learning and virtual learning.
  • Mogadore Local School District: The district continues to offer both in-person and online learning options.
  • Nordonia Hills City School District: The district is going back to a hybrid model for learning.
  • Norton City School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Revere Local Schools: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning.
  • Stow-Munroe Falls City School District: The district is continuing to offer in-person learning for students.
  • Tallmadge City School District: The district will continue to offer both in-person and remotely learning options for students.
  • Twinsburg Local Schools: The district is continuing to offer in-person and remote learning.
  • Woodridge Local School District: The district is continuing to offer both in-person learning and remote learning for students.

WAYNE COUNTY:

  • Dalton Local Schools: The district continues to offer both in-person and online learning.
  • Green Local School District: Will continue to offer both in-person and remotely learning options.
  • North Central Local School District: The district continues to offer both in-person and remotely learning options.
  • Northwestern Local School District: The district continues to offer in-person learning for students.
  • Orrville City School District: The district is continuing with remote learning and in-person learning at this time.
  • Rittman Exempted Village School District: Awaiting response from district.
  • Southeast Local School District: The district will continue to offer both in-person and remotely learning for students.
  • Triway Local School District: The district continues to offer in-person and online learning.
  • Wooster City School District: The district is currently assessing its plans and asking for input from parents, students and staff.

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