FCFT Urges FCPS to Offer Fully-Virtual Classes for Virtual Students in 2021-2022
FCFT Executive Board
April 19, 2021
The path forward for an equitable 2021-2022 school year is clear: FCPS must centralize virtual instruction so that every virtual student can participate in a fully-virtual class with a dedicated virtual teacher, and in-person classes can focus on in-person instruction. Virtual classes can be created at the school, pyramid, or county level depending on the number of students needing this model. Montgomery County Public Schools has already led the way with planning a viable model for a centralized Virtual Academy. Allowing virtual students to learn in a fully-virtual setting and in-person students to learn in a fully-in-person setting is the only option to ensure that we are truly meeting students “by name and by need” in the 2021-2022 school year.
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