70% of D-51 parents in favor of in-person learning this fall

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In this March 6, 2020, photo, a classroom is seen vacant through a window at Saint Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, R.I., as the school remains closed following a confirmed case of the coronavirus. As a growing number of schools around the country close their doors because of the new coronavirus, they are confronted with the dilemma of whether to move classes online and run the risk of leaving behind the many students who don’t have internet or computers at home, or parents with flexible work schedule. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

MESA COUNTY, Colo. –School District 51 Superintendent Diana Sirko tells KREX 5 that according to a district-wide survey, 70% of parents are in favor of in-person learning returning this fall. District 51 officials also tell KREX 5 that district teachers are receiving a similar survey, asking how comfortable they are returning to in-person work in the fall. The district should have teacher survey results by the end of this week.

KREX 5’s Adrian Thomas will have an update on School District 51’s in-person learning plan tonight at 5, 6, and 6:30 pm.

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