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County School News: Several Schools Have Been Approved for Reopening

SAN BERNARDINO — Schools continue to reopen their doors to TK-6th grade students in San Bernardino County, San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre says in his October 9th newsletter.
 
“As of today, six public school districts and three charters schools have submitted waivers and have been approved by the Department of Public Health,” he said. “It takes tremendous work and community involvement to reopen schools safely. The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools office is committed to supporting our school communities. Together, we can transform lives through education.”
 
In the newsletter, Mr. Alejandre said that Upland Unified School District recently received permission to re-open nine elementary schools and one K-8 academy for in-person classroom instruction. “This is the third public school district in San Bernardino County to be granted this wavier. With safety being the first and highest priority, the district is seeking to proceed gradually with the reopening of its schools to ensure that students and staff have a safe environment to return to.”
 
Superintendent Alejandre also talked about the county school’s recent Reading Rally, innovative and collaborative Distance Learning programs, mental health and suicide prevention awareness, the increased availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the importance of staying vigilant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Superintendent Ted Alejandre’s recent video message can be viewed by clicking HERE.