With icy roadways anticipated in a single day and the morning of Feb. 16, Atlanta Public Faculties and Fulton County Faculties are taking precautions in several methods.
The Atlanta district will begin classes two hours late due to the threat of inclement climate. It’s the primary day of in-person classes for college kids in grades 6-12, which have been studying remotely your complete fall semester and daily of the spring semester because it started Jan. 19. College students in grades preK-2 and 3-5 have been taking face-to-face instruction since Jan. 25 and Feb. 8, respectively.
“As such, if a baby’s regular bus pickup time is 6 a.m., they need to count on that pick-up to happen at 8 a.m.,” the district said in a information launch. “APS employees ought to report to faculties and workplace buildings two hours later than their regular reporting time with the exception of important amenities employees.”
In accordance to the discharge, the district plans the remainder of the day’s schedule to happen as regular.
The Fulton district, which has been utilizing in-person classes for many of the 2020-21 educational 12 months, introduced it is going to change to online instruction Feb. 16 as a precaution. Classes will start on the repeatedly scheduled time.
Lecturers and different instructors are anticipated to work remotely, however non-instructional and administrative workers will come to work two hours late to allow them to get to work safely. Gov. Brian Kemp has requested all state places of work to open on a two-hour delay due to the threat of unhealthy climate circumstances.
The Fulton district is predicted to return to in-person classes Feb. 17.