As of last week, there were 70 students participating in in-person learning at Hyde-Addison Elementary School and 135 at Hardy Middle School, according to DCPS.
About 10 students are to be welcomed into the building under the CARE program, “attending” online from classrooms without certified teachers physically present.
If they reach a final agreement, the city will begin planning to offer some students in-person classes taught by union-member teachers in the second semester, starting in February.
The decision as to whether schools will operate on an in-person or a virtual basis, or on a hybrid model, will be announced on July 31, said the mayor.
On June 10, despite the mayor’s opposition, the District Council unanimously approved several reforms to the Metropolitan Police Department.
In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.
Lewis D. Ferebee has been serving as Indianapolis superintendent since September of 2013. Following confirmation by the District Council, he is expected to begin work as DCPS chancellor on Jan. 31.