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School board approves delaying first day of school to Sept. 8 in Baltimore City

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Posted at 6:14 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 18:14:45-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners approved the district’s proposed changes to the 2020-21 calendar delaying the first day of school to September 8.

The calendar changes are part of Closing the Distance, the district’s plan for reopening schools. The draft plan was presented to the Board during the meeting.

City Schools will open the school year with virtual learning. The district will continue to prepare a hybrid option and provide an update by October 16.

Staff will return to work on August 26 to begin professional development. The last day of school for students and staff will be June 15.