(WJW) – Several school districts in Northeast Ohio are keeping kids home to learn remotely for the rest of 2021 because of rising COVID-19 cases. Some are also announcing their plans for the beginning of 2022.
Bedford will be remote through Dec. 17 because of rising COVID and flu cases. Winter break begins Dec. 20 and school resumes Jan. 3. Staff must report and athletics will go on as scheduled.
Fourteen Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools were closed on Dec. 17 because of illness among staff.
The high school will shift to remote learning through Dec. 17. All other buildings remain open for in-person learning.
Remote learning on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21.
“The decision to finish the semester remotely was not taken lightly, however, given our current uptick of COVID-19 cases being reported, we are seeing some of the largest student numbers we have encountered since the start of the pandemic,” the school district said.
Remote learning after winter break from Jan. 3 to Jan. 14. The week of Jan. 17 is a non-student week. Students will return to campus on Jan. 24.
No school, in-person or virtual, on Dec. 17.